PLAINVILLE — General Electric (GE) is serious about product innovation. The Fairfield-headquartered company has just opened a $1.5 million, 17,000-square-foot New Product Innovation Center in "/orig/buy//#order_">order .
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GE will first invite nearby students from Plainville High School and Hartford’s University High School for Science & Engineering to take part in a challenge in which teams, paired with a GE engineer, will design and race mini sailboats. The Hartford students will later demonstrate a robot built for this year’s FIRST Robotics Competition.
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