GEC is a company in the power generation sector and has been trading since 1952. Over the years it has been involved in the manufacturing, distribution, wholesaling and servicing of electrical and mechanical equipment to the Agricultural, Construction. Manufacturing, Commercial, Mining and Industrial sectors. It has four operating units in Zimbabwe and it operates from its own establishment.
It is part of the ACTOM South Africa group, which in turn is partly owned by ALSTOM Holdings, France for environmental equipment and in serving the maintenance, upgrade and retrofit market for larger boiler, as well as for railway transport activities. As a group company GEC holds exclusive distribution, technology and representative rights for the Alstom Grids in Zimbabwe.
We had been formerly trading as ALSTOM Zimbabwe and rebranded back to GEC in September in 2009. Whilst our parent company rebranded from ALSTOM S.A to ACTOM.
HISTORY (NEI to ALSTOM to GEC)
|Period||Registered Name||Core Business|
|Sept 1950||CA Parson & Co (Rhodesia)||Turbines|
|Feb 1981||NEI Parson Zimbabwe||Transmission & Distribution|
|May 1981||NEI Central Africa||T & D, Power Generation|
|une 1990||NEI Zimbabwe||T & D, Power Generation|
|Jan 2000||NEI Zimbabwe Holdings||T & D, Power Generation|
|Jan 2002||ALSTOM ZIMBABWE||T & D, Power Generation|
|Feb 2009||GEC Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd (NEI Boilers & Pumps)||T & D, Power Generation|
1. Power Utility: Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
2. Sugar Mills
3. Water Utilities: Municipalities
4. Beverage Manufacturers and Food Processors
6. Donor Agencies