GE Announces Opening of New Canadian Assembly Centre for Low Voltage Electrical Distribution Products

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Electrical contractors,
distributors and end-users now have a Canadian source for GE's low voltage
electrical distribution products including switchboards and power and lighting
panelboards. Strategically located in Mississauga, Ontario, GE's new Canadian
Assembly Centre supplies the same reliable products Canadians have trusted for
over 100 years, closer to home.
    A-Series Panelboards, Spectra Series(TM) Power Panelboards and Spectra
Series(TM) Switchboards are now being supplied from the new Assembly Centre
which went online in March 2007.
    This new Assembly Centre reflects GE's commitment to providing Canadian
customers with customized, local service solutions. According to Pat Haughey,
General Manager with GE Consumer & Industrial, Canada, "this new facility
underlines GE's dedication to serving the needs of Canadian customers and
enables us to satisfy individual product requirements while providing faster
    The Centre also incorporates a hands-on training facility for A-Series
and Spectra Series(TM) panel boards where electrical distributors and
installers can familiarize themselves with GE's electrical distribution
    A reception to mark the opening of the Canadian Assembly Centre was held
in Mississauga, Ontario on April 25, 2007.

    GE Consumer & Industrial spans the globe as an industry leader in major
appliance, lighting and integrated industrial equipment, systems and services.
Providing solutions for commercial, industrial and residential use in more
than 100 countries, GE Consumer & Industrial uses innovative technologies and
"ecomagination," a GE initiative to aggressively bring to market new
technologies that help customers and consumers meet pressing environmental
challenges, to deliver comfort, convenience and electrical protection and
control. General Electric (NYSE:   GE) brings imagination to work, selling
products under the Monogram(R), Profile(TM) GE(R), Hotpoint(R), SmartWater(TM)
Reveal(R), GE Edison(TM) and Energy Smart(TM) consumer brands, and
Entellisys(TM) industrial brand. For more information, consumers may visit

For further information:

For further information: Kim Warburton, Communications / PR Leader, GE
Canada, (905) 858-5678,,

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