Coffin, an ex-shoe manufacturer from Lynn, Massachusetts (History of GE, Official Website). By forming these mergers, these individual small companies joined their forces together and formed a network of individually owned patent rights of various use. Thus, an expanded business turned into an opportunity for the merger of two large companies. Hence, the two large companies joined their hands together and merged into a single and largest company, The General Electric Company, in 1892 (History of GE, Official Website).
The General Electric of today has far changed and transformed itself into the market leader throughout the world; yet it offers some of the technologies that Edison had invented in late nineteenth century (History of GE, Official Website).. These technologies include heating devices, lighting devices, cooking devices, etc. It was later in the second decade of twentieth century when GE started working on developing aircraft engines after getting collaboration with United States' government.
From cooking devices to the aircraft engines, General Electric has acquired a grand brand portfolio and this has happened only because of the innovative leadership that the company has always had since its birth. ...Show more