GE Launches Automation & Controls Solution Platform

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — With the acquisition of Alstom, GE strategically paired its rich legacy in technology leadership with Alstom’s 40 years of domain expertise to form its new Automation & Controls solution platform. GE’s Automation & Controls solutions enables customers to connect their machines, data and people for better, faster, safer and more reliable performance. The comprehensive portfolio of automation and controls solutions provides the foundation to enable the collection of data from assets and processes and helps customers leverage that data to derive actionable insights.

“Our single focus is to connect our customers’ data to amazing analytics, helping them solve their most complicated business challenges,” explained Jim Walsh, general manager, GE’s Automation & Controls solutions. “The deployment of our automation and controls solutions has helped our industrial customers achieve significant results, such as 98 percent online availability, 25 percent increased fleet efficiency and $5 million to $10 million in savings every year. With these levels of productivity and efficiency gains, they are able to provide more accessible, affordable and sustainable power and services to consumers worldwide.”

The products included in GE’s Automation & Controls solution platform — industrial software, distributed control systems and process safety systems — control, automate and optimize the processes that power the world. GE’s Automation & Controls technology controls and monitors thousands of assets worldwide, every day.

“By combining our technologies, services and domain expertise, we are able to provide a total plant solution to deliver an integrated system experience,” said Walsh. “As such, customers can leverage a complete, modular solution from a single partner — something we know they are clamoring for in today’s operational environment.”


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