General Electric Company Limited


Formed from the General Electric Apparatus Company in 1889, The General Electric Company Limited, also known as GEC acquired AEI (Associated Electrical Industries ) & RAI (Radio and Allied Industries) in 1961-7 and then merged with English Electric. In 1968, GEC merged with English Electric, incorporating Elliott Bros., The Marconi Company, Ruston and Hornsby, Stephenson, Hawthorn & Vulcan Foundry, Willans and Robinson and Dick Kerr. In 1990 the company was renamed GEC-Marconi Ltd.