GE Transportation Supports 1 in 11 Jobs in Erie County
Since late 2010, Erie based General Electric Transportation created roughly 1,000 jobs in its operations department. GE generates $1 in every $130 in the state’s economy, which shows the vast economic impact in the region. The “Powering Pennsylvania: GE Transportation’s Impact on the Economy and Community-at-Large in Northwestern Pennsylvania” report, commissioned by GE and conducted by the Pittsburgh-based research firm, Tripp Umbach details GE's $4.6 billion contribution.
Every GE job supports close to three additional jobs in Pennsylvania
Total economic impact of $2.7 billion on Erie County, $4.6 billion on Pennsylvania
Company generates one dollar in every $130 in the state’s economy
“The positive effect GE Transportation has on the Erie region is tremendous, it can’t be overstated. In terms of jobs, business activity with local companies, opportunities for young people, in terms of overall quality of life in the community, GE is a leader in every respect.”
GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ge.com.
Citizenship at GE is more than a program or a set of good intentions - it is a full-time commitment built upon cultural behaviors and actions. These actions are integrated with business strategy and have defined goals, strategies and metrics that make it actionable and accountable.