GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE has had a presence in Thailand since 1900 when it began selling bulbs. Today, GE is one of Thailand's largest foreign players in the infrastructure business, which include energy, aviation, healthcare, and transportation. We are committed to providing solutions that will help improve living standards across the country, and drive continuous growth as we take on new, emerging challenges.
We operate across a number of business sectors in Thailand:
GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components as well as avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft with a global service network to support these offerings.
Thai Airways International has logged more than 5,166 million miles flown from more than 350 GE engines over the past 40 years. GE engines are used on multiple aircraft; these engines set a standard for reliability and durability that has proven to be very valuable to the airline and its customer. Thai operates CF6-80C2 engines on fourteen Boeing 747-400 and also flies GE90 engines on eleven Boeing 777-300ER and CFM56-3 engines on five Boeing 737-400.
In 2015, the legacy continues with a 12-year OnPoint solution agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of GE90 engines powering 14 Boeing 777-300ER; while many of CFM engines power Thailand-based local carriers including Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, and Thai Lion Air.
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age in patient care. Playing a vital role in the healthcare industry in Thailand, GE has more than 2,500 units of diagnostic imaging medical equipment installed in more than 600 Thai hospitals.
GE Healthcare signed an agreement with Bumrungrad Hospital in 2016 to supply the first ever MRI 3.0 Tesla model in Thailand.
And in 2018, GE Healthcare announced a deal to supply the Revolution CT-512 slices scanner and MRI 3T Architect – the first of its kind in Thailand – to Siriraj Hospital.
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise to help customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. GE Power is transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant, upgrade and service solutions, as well as our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
Currently, more than 30% of electricity generated in the country (around 41,000 MW) are from GE’s installed base of power generation equipment. GE continues to support customers with solutions to improve efficiencies, and productivity, and reduce costs and emissions.
- Thailand’s leading state-owned power utility and largest power producer, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) uses GE’s combine cycle power advanced technology at its North Bangkok Power Plant Block 2 officially opened in June 2016.
- In 2015, GE Renewable Energy signed a contract with Khao Kor Wind Power Co., Ltd., (KWP) to supply wind turbines for the Khao Kor wind farm in Petchaboon province. The 60 MW project has supplied power to the northern part of the country, generating enough equivalent energy to power approximately 36,000 Thai households for a year.
- The Mae Moh Units 4-8 replacement project awarded in 2014 (with consortium partner, Marubeni Corporation) is the first lignite-fired power plant in Asia operating with ultra-supercritical conditions.
- GE Renewable Energy and GE Power will provide 270 MW of wind energy capacity to Wind Energy Holding for the Theparak Wind Farm in Central Thailand expected to be operational in late 2018. GE Renewable Energy will provide ninety 3.0-137 wind turbines with 156.5m hybrid towers, while GE Power will supply the wind turbine’s electric drive train and will also supply the interconnection substation packages for the wind farm.
- GE will provide two 9HA gas turbines to power the Bang Pakong Combined Cycle Power Plant (owned and run by EGAT). When completed in mid-2020, the plant will deliver more than 1,400MW to the national grid – enough equivalent electricity to supply 2m average Thai homes.
- Delivering equipment, turnkey solutions and services to Thailand’s energy infrastructure since 1993 with major references in SCADA/Energy Management System (EMS) / Distribution Management Systems (DMS) and full HV Turnkey Substations already in commercial operation. In 2008, Grid Solutions have also succeeded in supplying a 500kV Power Transformers from China for EGAT’s On- Nuch Substation.
- Since 2013, GE has helped power about 60% of the Steam Turbine Generators for Small Power Plant (SPP) projects in Thailand including key customers such as Gulf and Thai Oil to achieve cost savings and energy efficiency.
- GE Power Services announced the extension of 10 Contract Service Agreements and digital solutions with PTT Global Chemical Public Co. Ltd., worth $19M. This agreement will service six HE 6B and three Frame 5 gas turbines at the petrochemical company’s power plnt the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Rayong.
We value partnerships:
More than 300 customers and government officials have attended training programs at GE’s Crotonville facility.
In 2014, GE entered into a long-term collaborative agreement with PTT Group on talent development program more than 100 PTTG employees have attended leadership and skill development programs at Crotonville and the GE Oil & Gas Campus.
In April 2019, GE Crotonville partnered with PTT for an MoU for Eastern Economic Corrider of Innovation (EECi). A 3-year agreement that will eventually launch a local Crotonville center at EECi in Wang Chan Valley. The program has three stages: first, it aims to develop the leadership program for PTT, PTT & GE customers; second, a joint PTT-Crotonville Learning Center at EECi will facilitate the course; and lastly, eventually a joint PTT-GE Global Research Center that will facilitate future research projects.
We invest in people:
- Employee Training: Globally, GE invests $1 billion each year on training and education, making us the world’s best company for leaders in 2015. GE offers numerous development, training and leadership programs to its employees across the region.
- GE Foundation: Since 1998, GE Foundation has granted scholarships to more than 160 Thai students in seven fields of study: Accounting, Computer Science, Chemistry, Economics, and Engineering (mechanical, chemical, environmental, computer, electrical and telecommunications), Environment and Mathematics/Physics. Between 2008-2016, GE provided $488,000 for scholarship grants.
- GE Foundation funding (5K) supported the 2015-16 “JA Be Entrepreneurial” program which helps 10th & 11th grade students start entrepreneurial projects.
- Since 2015, GE Foundation has donated $147,200 to help vulnerable young women in northern Thailand. GE Foundation in partnership with Plan International and Hill Area and Community Development Foundation has provided training courses in empowering 90 vulnerable young women with basic life skills, health education, vocational and entrepreneurial skills. The aim is to prevent early marriage, unwanted pregnancies, and human trafficking.
- GE Volunteers Network: The Volunteers Council in Thailand has also been active in finding ways to serve to the community through myriad of volunteer efforts. In 2017, GE Volunteers devoted over 2,000 man-hours.
- GE Women’s Network: Created to accelerate the advancement of women working at GE by sharing information, best practices, education, and experience, the Women’s Network hub in Thailand has been organizing activities each year to strengthen this mission.
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