General Electric facts for kids
|Founded||April 15, 1892Schenectady, New York through the merger of Edison General Electric Co. by Thomson-Houston Electric, in|
|Headquarters||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|H. Lawrence Culp Jr.
(Chairman & CEO)
|Revenue||US$ 95.214 billion (2019)|
|US$ 1.271 billion (2019)|
|US$ −5.439 billion (2019)|
|Total assets||US$ 266.048 billion (2019)|
|Total equity||US$ 29.861 billion (2019)|
Number of employees
General Electric is a big and multinational company based in the United States. It was created in 1892 by Thomas Edison through merging several companies that initially made electrical things. In the middle 20th century it became a major maker of turbojet engines and now makes many things.
As of 2008, they are the third biggest company in the world. In May 2020, it sold its light bulb business.
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