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This article was published on October 19, 2011


    A Drone Helicopter tour of GE’s largest American factories

    A Drone Helicopter tour of GE’s largest American factories
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    The following video takes you on a drone helicopter ride through a factory forty football fields in size to unveil the scale and complexity of what GE makes — from locomotives to jet engines in its Aviation plant in Peebles, Ohio; Transportation plant in Erie, Pennsylvania; and its Healthcare plant in Florence, South Carolina. This is the eighth episode of The GE Show: Manufacturing, a series showcasing GE’s technology, people, and inventive problem-solving.

    If you’re thinking, wait, this music is way too cool for a company like GE, it’s because it was produced by The Barbarian Group. “This was an exciting episode for us, not just because we got to visit enormous factories and play computer games all day, but because we got a chance to delve into the guts of a company that makes real physical things — a rarity these days,” wrote Barbarian Group’s Kenji Ross.

    Check out the final video here: