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.