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General Electric

(company)
(GE) A US company that manufactured computers from 1956 until 1970, when it sold its computer division to Honeywell and left the computer business. Notable GE computers were the GE-265, which supported the Dartmouth Time-sharing System (DTSS), and the GE-645 used for Multics development.

See also GCOS.

Not to be confused with the General Electric Company (GEC) in the UK (where FOLDOC's first seeds were sown).
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6 billion purchase of GE Plastics (Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA) from General Electric Co.
has announced a definitive agreement to sell its GE Plastics division to Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) for an announced value of $11.
a joint venture of GE Plastics and PPG Industries, is exploring it to compression mold Class A car parts from SuperLite glass-mat thermoplastic (GMT) composite sheet.
The new resins will help global automotive manufacturers address critical environmental concerns of conserving energy, lowering greenhouse gas emissions and reducing post-consumer waste, according to GE Plastics.
announced today that a subsidiary company received a contract from GE Plastics to provide engineering services for the day-to-day small projects at the GE Plastics production site in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands.
Rice, 40, is the newest member of the GE 12, joining the top ranks from an overseas post as president of GE Plastics-Pacific, the fastest growing area in GE Plastics.
NEW YORK -- At the MD&M East show in New York, GE Plastics introduces in-house co-injection processing expertise for the healthcare industry.
A new line of high-specific-gravity (HSG) thermoplastic materials could replace lead in radiation-shielding health-care applications, says manufacturer GE Plastics (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands).
GE Plastics offers a number of these, including several grades of Cycoloy PC/ABS, Lexan PC, Ultem polyetherimide, Noryl PPO alloys, and LNP specialty compounds
GE Plastics has added two plastics with post-consumer content to its ecomagination portfolio: Valox iQ(1) and Xenoy iQ(1) resins.
a worldwide leader in collaborative product design, today announced an agreement with GE Plastics whereby GE Plastics will become a service provider using CoCreate's award-winning OneSpace technology and services for a new collaboration portal at GE Plastics' www.
GE Plastics today introduced a new product platform that helps solve the drawbacks of dry-blending colorants, flame retardants, additives, and other effects in long-glass-fiber compounds.