GE has operated in Canada for over 100 years, beginning with the manufacturing facility in Peterborough, Ontario founded by Thomas Edison in 1892. GE Canada's involvement with the CANDU® industry dates from the earliest years of the nuclear industry in Canada. In 1955, the Company co-developed Ontario's first CANDU® reactor in partnership with Ontario Hydro and Atomic Energy Canada Limited. Today, GE is a global digital industrial company. GE Canada has major manufacturing facilities, and sales and service locations across the country, supporting the nuclear industry through its Power, Energy Connections, Oil & Gas and Current businesses.