GE Energy Opens New Environmental Services Facility In Shanghai
SHANGHAI, CHINA - November 15, 2007 : – To better serve customers in the region, GE Energy recently opened a 7,000 square meter, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and laboratory in Shanghai, China. Built for the company’s environmental services business, the new building consists of office space, production facilities and laboratories and will consolidate several existing locations.
The facility will produce not only air filtration products which are used in industry to improve air quality, but also waterproof breathable membranes used in microfiltration and performance fabrics. Manufacturing and supporting activities at the facility will increase in three phases over the next 12 months.
“China is an important growth region for our environmental services business and inaugurating this new manufacturing facility in Shanghai will give us the opportunity to further expand our footprint in the region,” said Daniel Heintzelman, president of GE Energy’s services business. “Most importantly, this new world-class production facility will enable us to improve customer excellence while delivering products to our customers.”
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GE Energy (www.ge.com/energy) is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies, with 2006 revenue of $19 billion. Based in Atlanta, Ga., GE Energy works in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; and other alternative fuels. Numerous GE Energy products are certified under ecomagination, GE’s corporate-wide initiative to aggressively bring to market new technologies that will help customers meet pressing environmental challenges.
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