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General Electric Pursues Spinoff, Sale of Consumer & Industrial Division

There are 5481 comments on the Bloomberg story from Jul 10, 2008, titled General Electric Pursues Spinoff, Sale of Consumer & Industrial Division. In it, Bloomberg reports that:

General Electric Co. , two months after placing its century-old appliance unit on the block, said it plans to spin off its entire GE Consumer & Industrial group to shareholders as Chief Executive Officer ...

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dead end jobs

United States

#5158 Dec 5, 2012
ASZQZ wrote:
<quoted text>What plant do you work at?(Dover)??
yes!
ASZQZ

Findlay, OH

#5159 Dec 5, 2012
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text> yes!
What product do you make at Dover? Do you make coils for fluorescent lamps?
dead end jobs

United States

#5160 Dec 5, 2012
ASZQZ wrote:
<quoted text>What product do you make at Dover? Do you make coils for fluorescent lamps?
wire , battery parts and , furnaces for quartz.
Lynn

Raleigh, NC

#5161 Dec 5, 2012
Haven't been on here a while since Carolina closed...sounds like it may be happening to more plants..sorry to hear that.
dead end jobs

Akron, OH

#5162 Dec 5, 2012
ASZQZ wrote:
<quoted text>What product do you make at Dover? Do you make coils for fluorescent lamps?
also parts for stadium lighting
just wondering

Orange Park, FL

#5163 Dec 5, 2012
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text> wire , battery parts and , furnaces for quartz.
what is the wire used for?
clueless

Cleveland, OH

#5164 Dec 6, 2012
Lynn wrote:
Haven't been on here a while since Carolina closed...sounds like it may be happening to more plants..sorry to hear that.
Did you find other employment? If so do you like it better than working in a factory ..
dead end jobs

United States

#5165 Dec 6, 2012
just wondering wrote:
<quoted text>what is the wire used for?
old style light bulbs. done in 2014
tired

Van Wert, OH

#5166 Dec 6, 2012
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text>old style light bulbs. done in 2014
Are you talking about flurescent or incandescent light bulbs?
dead end jobs

United States

#5167 Dec 7, 2012
tired wrote:
<quoted text>Are you talking about flurescent or incandescent light bulbs?
incondecent!
tired

Columbus, OH

#5168 Dec 7, 2012
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text> incondecent!
Where do they make the coils for the incandescent lamps?
Lexington worker

Versailles, KY

#5169 Dec 8, 2012
LLP has to work wed, th and fri after Christmas and new yrs eve is a no pay day. Are the other ge plants working those days after Christmas?
lighting going down

Wilmington, OH

#5170 Dec 9, 2012
Lexington worker wrote:
LLP has to work wed, th and fri after Christmas and new yrs eve is a no pay day. Are the other ge plants working those days after Christmas?
End of the year. Each plant has money in budget and if they don't use it, they don't get it next year. What lamps are you making?
Lexington worker

Versailles, KY

#5171 Dec 9, 2012
lighting going down wrote:
<quoted text>
End of the year. Each plant has money in budget and if they don't use it, they don't get it next year. What lamps are you making?
Lamps we dont need, warehouse is full. talk is we will have time off in 1st quarter of 2013.
Newbie

United States

#5172 Dec 9, 2012
Lexington worker wrote:
<quoted text>
Lamps we dont need, warehouse is full. talk is we will have time off in 1st quarter of 2013.
Same at Mattoon lamp plant. Old timers say they have never seen this kind of inventory. Making numbers.
dead end jobs

Akron, OH

#5174 Dec 10, 2012
tired wrote:
<quoted text>Where do they make the coils for the incandescent lamps?
i do not know where they are made . not at our plant.
clueless

Cleveland, OH

#5175 Dec 10, 2012
tired wrote:
<quoted text>Where do they make the coils for the incandescent lamps?
The last I know they were being made in Austintown, OH.....
Lynn

Raleigh, NC

#5176 Dec 10, 2012
clueless wrote:
<quoted text>Did you find other employment? If so do you like it better than working in a factory ..
Not yet..I was fortunate to get a retirement package. I am only looking something part time to keep me busy.
tired

Columbus, OH

#5177 Dec 10, 2012
clueless wrote:
<quoted text>The last I know they were being made in Austintown, OH.....
Austintown has been closed for years.....
Lamper

Effingham, IL

#5179 Dec 15, 2012
Mexico used to make their own coils and probably still do.

Hungary makes their own coils.

My guess is China makes their own.

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