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GE to deepen commitment in Taiwan, sponsor Olympics

General Electric will continue to invest in Taiwan and is proud to be a sponsor of the Olympic Games again this year, said Jason Hsu, CEO of GE Taiwan, in a recent media briefing.

GE has been operating in Taiwan sin ce 1976. Its Taiwan headquarters are in Taipei, with offices located in Taipei, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung. It has about 468 employees in Taiwan.

GE Taiwan has built strong partnership ties with local energy, aviation and health care operators, with Hsu promising that the company will continue to deliver advanced, cutting-edge technology and solutions to its customers.

As a worldwide Olympic partner, GE is the exclusive provider of a range of innovative products and services that are integral to staging successful Olympic and Paralympic Games, Hsu said.

"GE works closely with host countries, cities and organizing committees to provide infrastructure solutions for Olympic Games venues including power, water treatment, transportation and security, and to supply hospitals with ultrasound and MRI equipment to help doctors treat athletes," he said.

According to Hsu, GE will provide state-of-the-art technology and infrastructure to facilitate the athletes in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. For example, GE Lighting will supply 14,000 lamps for use in the back and functional areas of the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium. GE is also designing the lighting for the warm-up track situated in the south of the stadium, allowing the viewers at home to watch their favorite athletes prepare for competition.

During the Olympic and Paralympic Games, a total of 23,000 athletes and officials will reside in the Olympic Village. GE Power Controls are supplying some of the power distribution equipment to the residential apartments to provide maximal comfort for the athletes.

Situated in the Olympic Village, the Polyclinic will give athletes the best medical service possible during the games. GE Healthcare is supplying a diverse array of digital imaging equipment to the Polyclinic including MRI, CT, X-ray and ultrasound equipment allowing the diagnosis of even the smallest strains and sprains to provide athletes and coaching teams with vital information for competition.

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