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The GE Manufacturing Technology Center organized a three-day blood donation campaign at its premises in the 2nd Industrial City in Dammam.
A part of GE’s corporate social responsibility commitments in the Kingdom, 51 employees of the company volunteered for the initiative.
The blood donation campaign, organized in partnership with King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Dammam, complements the Kingdom’s goal of maintaining sufficient stocks of blood at government hospitals to meet emergency requirements.
Medical professionals from King Fahd Specialist Hospital conducted the blood donation program.
GE Manufacturing Technology Center, now in its second year of operation, was recently expanded as part of GE’s $1 billion investment in the Kingdom. In its first year, the center served more than 50 customers in the Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, and extended service support to drive the e inefficiencies of over 450 gas turbines that are central to power generation.
The center features five key components, including a modern manufacturing facility of high end equipment for the power, water and oil and gas industries; a service and repair center for advanced turbine equipment; a training center that offers the latest technology and managerial courses for college students, field engineers and other power industry professionals throughout the region; a research and development center; and a state-of-the-art high-speed balance facility.