General Electric: GE

General Electric: GE


GE rises to the challenge of building a world that works.

GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges, bringing real progress and possibility to every corner of the planet —safely delivering people where they need to go; powering homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses; and offering more precise diagnostics and care when patients need it most.

For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company’s dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely.

GE’s people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for its customers.

Company profile type: 
Company size: 
1000+ employees
Wanted occupational fields: 
Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Wanted field of studies: 
Electrical Engineering / Electronics, Industrial engineering, Mechanical engineering



What does GE do?

The General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational company. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry. Today, GE is best known for its work in the Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation and Healthcare industries.

At GE, we rise to the challenge of building a world that works. GE has pioneered technologies that have spurred world-transforming changes and improved the lives of billions.

Our equipment and solutions are deployed in more than 64,000 commercial and military aircraft (including GE and its joint venture partners) , 45,000 onshore wind turbines, 7,700 gas turbines, and more than four million healthcare installations.

What Does 'GE' Stand For?

GE stands for General Electric. The General Electric Company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1889. The logo for GE is known as the monogram. It has existed since the Edison era of the 1890s and remains largely unchanged for 125 years.

What is GE's mission/purpose statement?

GE's newly defined Purpose is “We rise to the challenge of building a world that works.”

What are GE's values?

The GE Leadership Behaviors – Act with Humility, Lead with Transparency, and Deliver with Focus – are an essential part of our Lean culture transformation, reflecting how we each aim to act to drive progress.

What industries does GE operate in?

GE has long been a leader in Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation and Healthcare. Today, GE also leads in delivering solutions across Additive Manufacturing, materials science and data analytics.

Who owns GE?

Since its incorporation in 1896, GE has been a publicly traded company. It is now traded on the New York Stock Exchange, where GE stock can be bought or sold.

How many countries does GE operate in?

GE has a local presence, a strong brand, and deep customer relationships in more than 170 countries, and have invested in emerging markets for more than 100 years.

What are the benefits of working at GE?

GE offers a variety of benefits and programs designed to help support the way you live and work.

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