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GE breaks ground on US customer applications centre

11 Oct 2011 (Last Updated October 11th, 2011 18:30)

GE has broken ground on the expansion of its inspection technologies headquarters in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, US, to meet demand for industrial and infrastructure inspection technology solutions.

GE has broken ground on the expansion of its inspection technologies headquarters in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, US, to meet demand for industrial and infrastructure inspection technology solutions.

Under the $10m expansion the company will build a new global customer applications centre as well as a non-destructive testing academy for GE employees and customers.

The company has appointed RAL Architecture + Design as the architectural designer for the 52,000ft2 expansion project, which will increase the facility’s floor space by more than 63%.

The expansion project is scheduled to be completed in 2012 and is expected to create more than 100 local construction jobs.