GE Rolls Out Technology Health Solutions In Pakistan
November 3, 2015

DUBAI: American multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) is installing health solutions and upgrading infrastructure at military-run hospital in Pakistan withfinancial assistance of the US military, said the company’s official.

“We are doing a lot of work in the health sector of Pakistan, at itsmilitary hospitals, out of the aid provided by the US military for the Pakistan Army, ” said MaherAbouzeid, President and CEO of GE middle East and Turkey.

Abouzeid said a team has left for Pakistan for site preparation.He said theup-grades will be in phases for the sizeable project for which, “A lot of money is being injected and alot more to come”

Meanwhile, GE announced industrial internet and software solutions, aimed ataccelerating business productivity and growth at an event, titled “Mind + Machines 2015”.

GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt said Middle East region and Pakistan areto embrace the digital industrial economy.

Immelt said GE’s Industrial internet and software solutions offer a 20percent potential increase in performance and efficiency in the energy generation.

Several industrial leaders in Middle East Pakistan are among the world’sfirst-movers to embrace GE’s software solution that integrate heavy machinery with big data andanalytics to achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency, productivity and profitability.

Industrial Internet applications are also being deployed for productivityenhancements and performance improvements at Engro Powergen Qadirpur and Sapphire power plants inPakistan“these solutions could help unlock $465 billion in economic value for industrial across theMiddle East, North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan by 2025 annually,” Immelt said.

“Our partners here have recognized the value that industrial internet canbring to their business and have begun to implement technology that have the potential for game-changinggrowth.”

He said the intersection between the physical world of industrial anddigital world of software will transform productivity.

“By accelerating the growth of a stronger, broader and more diversifiedmanufacturing sector, the industrial app economy will enable the creation of more high-skill jobs forthe region and Pakistan’s young and growing population,” he added.

William Bill Ruh, Senior vice President and chief digital officer at GE saiddigital is the future of industrial, and the industrial internet is the key driver enabling GE to leadthe next generation of industrial progress.

“We know industrial machines and businesses, and we know how to buildsoftware that will best serve and optimize them” Ruh said.

“This meshing of advanced industrial technology with big data analyticsgives customers cutting-edge solutions that only GE can provide.”