GE Opens Non-Destructive Testing Display

Billerica, Mass. – April 2, 2008. — Today, GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies opens its customer display area at GE Aviation’s Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Cincinnati, Ohio. CTEC is GE Aviation's state-of-the art training facility, with a full-time staff of instructors who provide engine maintenance training for customer personnel.

Customers visiting CTEC will now have the ability to see GE’s inspection equipment applied to aircraft engine inspections. The display will contain GE’s Phasor XS phased array ultrasonic flaw detector, Everest XLG3 VideoProbe and Rhythm software solutions suite, which is utilized to acquire, analyze, report and archive multi-modal inspection data.

More than 4,000 aviation customers are expected to visit the display annually.

About GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is part of GE Enterprise Solutions, a $5 billion business helping customers compete and win in a changing global environment by combining the power of GE’s unique expertise and intelligent technology to drive customers’ productivity and profitability. GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to its customers. The company designs and manufactures sensing instruments that measure temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate for demanding customer applications. It also designs, manufactures and services inspection equipment, including radiographic, ultrasonic, remote visual and eddy current, that monitors and tests materials without disassembly, deforming or damaging them. GE Sensing & Inspection’s products are used in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The company has 4,700 employees at more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide.

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