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General Electric (GE)

GE is a diversified specialty equipment, infrastructure and financial services company. Their products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation, oil and gas production equipment, and household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing and industrial products. GE believes new technologies will merges big iron with big data to create brilliant machines. This convergence of machine and intelligent data is known as the Industrial Internet, and it's changing the way we work.

Year founded: 1892
Revenue: $148.5 billion (2014)
NYSE: GE

Featured Subsidiaries/ Business Units:
- GE Digital
- GE Predix
- GE Intelligent Platform
- Wurldtech

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  • United States
    1892
    Public
    NYSE: GE
    > $10b
    > 50,000
    Open website
  • IOT SOLUTIONS
  • The Industrial Internet allows you to combine brilliant machines with best-in-class analytics to deliver valuable new insights that were never before possible. The results of these powerful analytic insights can be revolutionary for your business by transforming your technological infrastructure, helping reduce unplanned downtime and maximize profitability and efficiency.

    GE believes the Industrial Internet unlocks new possibilities and drives transformation by connecting brilliant machines, advanced analytics and people at work. By getting equipment connected and having insights and evidence of when equipment maintenance is needed, you can optimize the maintenance schedule and cycle.

    GE’s business is making the Industrial Internet real. They help customers connect their machines, data, insights and people to improve performance, uptime and productivity. Their scalable, open standard control solutions bring the benefits of connected machines to customers' operations.
  • KEY CUSTOMERS
  • Boeing, Songas, Wheaton Franciscan
  • CASE STUDIES
  • General Electric (GE): E.ON Gets Faster, Lower Cost Cycles with OpFlex Solutions
    E.ON's plants ran 4000+ hours per year, now see fewer than 1000+ hours of profitable operation. E.ON needed a fast, reliable and low-cost cycle plants.
    General Electric (GE): Unifying Predictive Analytics and Real-time Process Optimization for Oil & Gas
    A leading oil & gas company and one of GE’s most trusted and innovative partners had no way of integrating independent equipment issue detection capabilities. The company was losing money as a result of unplanned downtime due to maintenance scheduling issues and outdated software systems. They believed that a well-designed combination of IT assets would generate stronger insight than they had, affording them the ability to monitor offshore equipment from an onshore facility using real-time insight and predictive analytics.
    General Electric (GE): American Eagle Achieves LEED with GE LED Lighting Fixtures
    American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) was in the process of building a new distribution center. The AEO facility management team decided to look at alternate options for lighting layout that could provide energy and maintenance savings. AEO would need a full-time maintenance employee just to replace burned-out fluorescent tubes.
  • HARDWARE
  • SOFTWARE
  • General Electric (GE): GE 90-30
    GE Intelligent Platforms’ Series 90*-30 PLCs is a family of controllers, I/O systems and spe- cialty modules designed to meet the demand for versatile industrial solutions — helping businesses gain a sustainable advantage. With its single overall control architecture, the Series 90-30 has been the PLC of record in over 200,000 applications such as high- speed packaging, material handling, complex motion control, water treatment, continuous emissions monitoring, mining, food process- ing, elevator control, injection molding and many more.Its modular design offers unique versatility.Configure just the system you need, saving critical space and reducing cost. With over 100 I/O modules, the Series 90-30 PLC can be adapted to a wide range of applications.• Digital interfaces for push buttons, switches, proximity sensors, relays, contactors and many other devices• Analog modules with varying degrees of resolution for flow, temperature or pressure applications• Direct connect wiring or remote termination• Local or remote I/O systemsEthernet communications provide a real-time link between the plant floor and the boardroom. You can begin with an Ethernet-enabled CPU, or at a later date, choose from our selection of rack-mounted Ethernet modules. The Series 90-30 Ethernet module supports both SRTP and Modbus TCP/IP application protocols. The scalable processing power of the CPU creates a clear upgrade path. Create the system that’s ideal today, while leaving open the option of creating a more powerful system tomorrow — without having to change your application software.Integrated motion control fosters high performance, point-to-point applications.A variety of Series 90-30 field bus inter- faces enables distributed control and/or I/O. Choose from Ethernet EGD, Profibus-DPTM, Genius*, DeviceNetTM and Interbus-STM mod- ules. Field Bus interface modules are easy to install and quick to configure. Plug them into an existing system or design a new system around them.Programming is easy with Proficy* Machine Edition.With the most advanced PLC programming tools on the market today, Proficy Machine Edition is an integrated solution for PLC and remote I/O hardware configuration, PLC programming languages, application devel- opment, and on-line diagnostics. Supported programming languages include Ladder Dia- gram (LD), Instruction List (IL), Structural Text (ST), and C Block.The Series 90-30 stands out among small controls for offering redundancy options. The Series 90-30 is the low-cost solution forhigh availability applications, with redundant CPUs and power supplies.
    General Electric (GE): GE VersaMax
    VersaMax controllers provide powerful, reliable operation. Designed to minimize costs, these versatile controllers are easy to use and support and offer a wide range of I/O expansion modules and communications options. VersaMax Modular Provides Superior Versatility VersaMax Modular is control and IO that can be snapped together to provide a compact node with a smaller footprint than typical control/IO combinations.VersaMax Micro Offers Big Performance in a Small SizeThe Micro line of VersaMax controllers provide superior functionality in a compact package. Their modular design offers the features and flexibility to match your application needs, with fast cycle times, a robust instruction set, and extensive memory that expands programming options. Programming and configuration is simple and intuitive with Proficy Machine Edition software.VersaMax Micro Plus Enhances ProductivityFor an even greater productivity boost, VersaMax Micro Plus controllers feature more memory, high-precision motion and an advanced instruction set.VersaMax Nano Delivers High Speed in Tight SpacesVersaMax Nano controllers combine the benefits of VersaMax Micro controllers with a smaller form factor. The VersaMax Nano is ideal for high-volume applications where cost and fast processor speeds are critical. With its all-in-one construction, installation is easy--and it fits in the palm of your hand.
    General Electric (GE): GE 90-70
    CIMTEC Automation has purchased the remaining inventory of Series 90-70 PLCs from GE. To purchase Series 90-70 controllers and parts or order repair service, please visit the CIMTEC website. The 90-70 has been designated as mature; the PACSystems* RX3i controller is recommended as an alternative.Based on the VME-bus standard, Series 90-70 PLCs can be used with thousands of boards to build a solution that meets your needs. Combining the Series 90-70 with Genius* I/O, GE Genius Modular Redundancy (GMR) systems and Hot Standby systems can provide as much or as little redundancy as you need for your critical applications. The Series 90-70 offers a wide variety of communications options, including Ethernet TCP/IP, reflective memory, Genius LAN, and serial communications modules that enable precise solutions using off-the-shelf components.Controls are the foundation of the Industrial Internet. GE’s portfolio of high-performance, Internet-ready controls can bring the advantages of connected machines to your operations. Do you need a next-generation, high-performance programmable automation controller? Consider the PACSystems* RX3i Controller, which provides the foundation for Industrial Internet connectivity.
  • MEMBERSHIP
  • AVnu Alliance
    The AVnu Alliance is a community creating an interoperable ecosystem servicing the precise timing and low latency requirements of diverse applications using open standards through certification.
    Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
    To advance the development and use of international standards and supporting services that promote geospatial interoperability. To accomplish this mission, OGC serves as the global forum for the collaboration of geospatial data / solution providers and users.
    Open Connectivity Foundation
    OCF is taking the lead in establishing a single solution covering interoperability across multiple vertical markets and use cases. OCF will unlock the massive opportunity in the IoT market, accelerate industry innovation and help developers and companies create solutions that map to a single open specification. OCF will also help ensure secure interoperability for consumers, business, and industry.
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Chemicals
    Construction & Buildings
    Energy
    Equipment & Machinery
    Transportation
  • FUNCTIONS
  • Maintenance
    Product Development
    Quality Assurance
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    Intel designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company's platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, transportation systems, and retail devices. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip; and wired network connectivity products.Featured Subsidiaries/ Business Units:- Intel Inside- Intel Data Center Manager (DCM)- Saffron Technology- Wind River
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