GE in Poland
GE entered the Polish market in 1992. It currently employs 7,300 people in the industrial sector. The GE Group in Poland owns, among other things, three plants specializing in the manufacture of electric products (in Kłodzko, Łódź and Bielsko-Biała), two facilities of GE Aviation (Dzierżoniów and Bielsko-Biała) and three plants of GE Power (a turbine manufacturing plant and foundry in Elbląg and a generator manufacturing plant in Wrocław).
The EDC (Engineering Design Centre) has also been operating in Warsaw for 16 years. It was founded as a partnership between GE and the Institute of Aviation. Since 1992 the company has invested USD 670 million in Poland and its annual expenditure on research and development is about USD 100 million.