WEB DESK: General Electronics (GE) has declared that it’s going to invest $50 million in Pakistan to set up a first of its kind technology and Digital Center in Pakistan. The digital center will launch its Industrial Internet solutions for its associates to support them in advancing productivity and operational efficiency, Pro-Pakistani reported.
The Center will be a platform for customer and developer collaboration on development of software solutions and Industrial Internet applications and will prvide training to enhance and refine the skills of technical and skilled professionals in Pakistan.
GE made this announcement on the sidelines of GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s visit.
The new GE Pakistan Technology and Digital Center also marks GE’s focus investment in local manufacturing and will serve as evidence of GE’s commitment to building local talent, lean manufacturing capability and indigenization of technology.
Nabil Habayeb, GE’s President and CEO for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey said that GE is at the cutting edge of digital innovation, having transformed their businesses to leverage the potential for growth offered by the digital industrial economy.
He added that the meshing of big data and advanced analytics with heavy machinery, which we call as Industrial Internet, is today a game changer for businesses world-wide.
Habayeb further said that with the new investments, GE is underlining its commitment to bring greater digitization that will help enhance the operational efficiency and productivity of partners in the country.
Source: Pro Pakistani