What if we lose companies like Boeing, GE, Westinghouse, and IBM, as employers in the U.S.?
Their names still rumble with authority: Carnegie, Mellon, Frick, Westinghouse, Heinz and Schwab.
American engineer and manufacturer who introduced the high-voltage alternating current system for the transmission of electricity in the United States. A prolific inventor, Westinghouse received hundreds of patents in his lifetime, including the air brake (1869), automated train-switching signals, and devices for the transmission of natural gas. His inventions made an important contribution to the growth of railroads.