GE is announcing the establishment of a new Global Software Center to be headquartered San Francisco. The new center will employ approximately 400 software developers.
The company’s current software portfolio includes technologies that help businesses improve productivity and increase cost savings, specifically in terms of operating power plants, jet engines, electric vehicle charging stations, locomotives or medical systems.
Design work on the new center is under way with construction of the space beginning
later this year. Employees will begin moving into the new center in mid-2012. In
addition to the San Ramon facility, GE has opened two other software operations over
the past two years, in Detroit and Richmond, VA.
GE recently acquired Converteam, a France-based provider of electrification and automation equipment and systems, for approximately $3.2 billion.
GE Energy is one of the worldâ€™s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies, with 2008 revenue of $29.3 billion. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, 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, GEâ€™s corporate-wide initiative to aggressively bring to market new technologies that will help customers...