The General Electric Company, or GE, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in the State of New York. In 2009, Forbes ranked GE as the world’s largest company. From turbines to TV, from household appliances to power plants, General Electric (GE) is plugged in to businesses that have shaped the modern world. The company produces -- take a deep breath -- aircraft engines, locomotives and other transportation equipment, kitchen and laundry appliances, lighting, electric distribution and control equipment, generators and turbines, and medical imaging equipment.The company has 304,000 employees around the world.
GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide.
GE traces its beginnings to Thomas A. Edison, who established Edison Electric Light Company in 1878. In 1892, a merger of Edison General Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Company created General Electric Company. GE is the only company listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Index today that was also included in the original index in 1896.
GE in India
India's first hydropower plant in 1902. Today, all of GE's global businesses have a presence in India. The company participates in a wide range of manufacturing, services and technology businesses in the country. GE's revenues in India are approximately US $ 2.8 billion. It exports over $1 billion in products and services. Employment across India exceeds 14,500.
Locations in India: New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Haryana.
GE consider their culture to be among their innovations. Over decades their leaders have built GE's culture into what it is today. A place for creating and bringing big ideas to life. Today, that culture is the unifying force for their many business units around the world.