A General Electric company plans to open a new hub in Cincinnati, and will hire 40 employees at the location.
Baker Hughes, an industrial service company headquartered in Houston, Texas, will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for its new Inspection Technology Customer Solution Center in Cincinnati. The hub will be located at 11988 Tramway Drive near Hauck Road in Sharonville.
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The center is set to open in late 2017 with 15 employees, and the company plans to scale up to 40 employees. With a total investment of $4 million, the center will be a hub for innovation and business in Southwest Ohio.
The on-site inspection academy is expected to bring over 600 customers to Cincinnati annually for training and application services across aviation, automotive and oil and gas industries, according to a company statement.
Earlier this month, Baker Hughes, a GE company announced today that the transaction combining GE’s oil and gas business with Baker Hughes is complete. The new company brings together “industry-leading equipment, services and digital solutions across the entire spectrum of oil and gas development,” a company statement said.
“Disruptive change is the oil and gas industry’s new normal,” Lorenzo Simonelli, president and CEO of Baker Hughes. “We created BHGE because oil and gas customers need to withstand volatility, work smarter and bring energy to more people. Our offering is further differentiated from any other in the industry across the value stream and enables and assists our customers in driving productivity, while minimizing costs and risks.”
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