GE to Showcase Product Innovation on 31-City Low Voltage Revolution Tour


Voltage Revolution Tour

PLAINVILLE, CT - GE Consumer & Industrial's Electrical Distribution business has announced plans to take its product portfolio directly to the home cities of electrical distributors and industrial end-users throughout North America. For a six-month period beginning in August 2008, GE's new Low Voltage Revolution Tour will travel more than 12,000 miles, visiting 31 cities throughout the United States and Canada, spending between two and four days in each major metropolitan area.

The tour will feature a 45-foot industrial trailer that contains the latest in GE electrical distribution technology and applications, and each tour stop will include digital presentations from GE product managers as well as on-site product demonstrations. Industrial distributors, consulting engineers, original equipment manufacturers, and a variety of industrial end-users will have the opportunity to meet with GE representatives and interact with the low voltage lineup in person.

"We've been exploring various ways of getting our low voltage lineup in front of our customers and partners who need it most," explains Dick Jackman, General Manager of Industrial Products at GE. "The tour will give them a chance to touch and feel these new products and see how they can work for them."

Featured Products

The Low Voltage Revolution Tour will feature a number of products from GE's electrical distribution portfolio. EntelliGuard® G circuit breakers-the newest in a line of low voltage power circuit breakers that evolved from the proven designs and practices of GE legacy breakers-will be shown alongside state-of-the-art EntelliGuard® TU Trip Units, which arm breakers with advanced technology that provides system protection, local and remote monitoring, relaying and communications.

The full low voltage lineup of products that will be on display includes:

o EntelliGuard® G - Power Circuit Breaker

o EntelliGuard® TU Trip Unit

o AKD-20 Low Voltage Switchgear

o Entellisys® Low Voltage Switchgear

o Evolution Series E9000(TM) Motor Control Center

o Spectra Series(TM) Busway

o AF-6 Series AC Drives

Tour Schedule

The Low Voltage Revolution Tour will begin at GE's Electrical Distribution business in Plainville, Conn., on August 4, 2008, and will finish at the same location on January 30, 2009. It will make stops in each of the following cities along the way:

August 4 - Plainville, Conn.

August 5-8 - Philadelphia

August 11-14 - New York

August 15-20 - Boston

August 21-22 - Montreal

August 26-27 - Toronto

August 29-September 4 - Pittsburgh

September 5-8 - Cleveland

September 10-15 - Columbus, Ohio

September 16-19 - Detroit

September 21-24 - Cincinnati

September 25-30 - Chicago

October 1-3 - Madison, Wisc.

October 6-8 - Minneapolis

October 10-13 - West Burlington, Iowa

October 15-17 - Kansas City, Mo.

October 21-24 - Denver

October 29-30 - Calgary, Canada

November 3-4 - Vancouver, Canada

November 6-11 - Seattle

November 14-19 - San Francisco

November 21-26 - Los Angeles

December 1-4 - Phoenix

December 8-11 - Dallas

December 15-18 - Houston

December 22-24 - New Orleans

December 29-January 2 - Birmingham, Ala.

January 5-8 - Nashville, Tenn.

January 12-15 - Tampa, Fla.

January 19-22 - Raleigh, N.C.

January 26-29 - Washington D.C.

January 30 - Plainville, Conn.

To learn more about the Low Voltage Revolution Tour or its featured products, please visit www.geelectrical.com/revolution.

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®, Profile(TM) GE®, Hotpoint®, SmartWater(TM) Reveal®, Edison(TM) and Energy Smart® consumer brands, and Entellisys(TM) industrial brand.

For more information, consumers may visit www.ge.com.

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