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General Electric Pursues Spinoff, Sale of Consumer & Industrial Division

There are 5490 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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tired

Columbus, OH

#5282 Jan 27, 2013
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text>we make 1 coil i think . we draw tungsten wire and moly wire and make parts for stadium lighting , and parts for the battery in transportation . also make tungsten furnaces for fine quartz.
What type of coil do you make? What lighting plant do you ship this coil to?

Since: Nov 12

Philippines

#5283 Jan 27, 2013
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clueless

Cleveland, OH

#5284 Jan 28, 2013
Manufacturer wrote:
<quoted text>
Pain runs deep!
No pain , life is great , never been better ....
dead end jobs

United States

#5285 Jan 28, 2013
tired wrote:
<quoted text>What type of coil do you make? What lighting plant do you ship this coil to?
i dont know . i will try and find out . they was made in other building.
CLP2

United States

#5286 Jan 29, 2013
Let's hope CLP gets something good from Mexico. To help us keep our doors open
dead end jobs

Akron, OH

#5287 Jan 29, 2013
dead end jobs wrote:
<quoted text> i dont know . i will try and find out . they was made in other building.
coils go to Illinois i am told .
dead end jobs

Akron, OH

#5288 Jan 29, 2013
CLP2 wrote:
Let's hope CLP gets something good from Mexico. To help us keep our doors open
i hope we all get better news .
bigbucks

AOL

#5290 Jan 31, 2013
Waiting for my big pay out from OL.
DEAD END JOBS

Akron, OH

#5291 Feb 1, 2013
[QUOTE wh o="bigbucks"]Waiting for my big pay out from OL.[/QUOTE]i hope you get it . you deserve it. did they have a 2 tier rate there? also ,
DEAD END JOBS

United States

#5293 Feb 6, 2013
Well the Dover plant is not doing so great either.Got told today, there is probably going to be some time out. Just wonderful,
Justin other GE Emp

Leesburg, GA

#5294 Feb 6, 2013
West Burington plant told there will be time out....sounds like it's going around...
west burlington worker

Albany, GA

#5295 Feb 7, 2013
we were told if over 60 you can retire if your a contract worker you will be layed off other wise we will be doing alot of 4 day weeks soon... sounds like maybe the start of the end for our plant
DEAD END JOBS

United States

#5296 Feb 7, 2013
west burlington worker wrote:
we were told if over 60 you can retire if your a contract worker you will be layed off other wise we will be doing alot of 4 day weeks soon... sounds like maybe the start of the end for our plant
is your plant lighting?i have a feeling our time out is going to be a long one for a few of us .. newer workers....
west burlington worker

Albany, GA

#5297 Feb 7, 2013
no we build switchgear
housewhite

Mount Pleasant, SC

#5298 Feb 8, 2013
west burlington worker wrote:
we were told if over 60 you can retire if your a contract worker you will be layed off other wise we will be doing alot of 4 day weeks soon... sounds like maybe the start of the end for our plant
Sounds like more of a reflection of the market and overall economy moving FORWARD.
west burlington worker

Albany, GA

#5299 Feb 8, 2013
housewhite do you live in a cocoon... moving at stop maybe
west burlington worker

Albany, GA

#5300 Feb 12, 2013
west burlington plant to have last week of feb. off
housewhite

United States

#5301 Feb 13, 2013
west burlington worker wrote:
housewhite do you live in a cocoon... moving at stop maybe
Nope, just follow the market trends. http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/gdp/...
Bulbmaker

United States

#5302 Feb 13, 2013
Circleville lamp plant needs a union
Malcolm

New York, NY

#5303 Feb 13, 2013
Yes they do. If it's not too late for one.

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