Business: Electric Equipment

In the U. S. two highly important manufacturers of electrical equipment are the General Electric Co. and the Western Electric Co.† Both apply the far-reaching scientific discoveries relative to electricity to practical apparatus. Both have huge laboratories where many new electrical facts have been revealed, where many new applications have been devised. In fact General Electric has its own private, fully staffed university at Nela Park, Cleveland. For both firms the chief purpose is to sell electrical equipment. Western Electric specializes in the telephonic field. General Electric covers practically...

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