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The Westinghouse Electric Company was founded by George Westinghouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1886. The company became active in developing electrical infrastructure throughout the United States. The company’s largest plants are located in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Leicester, Pennsylvania, and in Hamilton, Ontario, where they manufacture turbines, generators, engines, and switching equipment for the generation, transmission, and use of electricity. In addition to George Westinghouse, the early engineers working for the firm were Frank Conrad, Benjamin Garver Lamy, Oliver B. Schallenberger, William Stanley Jr., Nikola Tesla, Stephen Tymoshenko and Vladimir Zworykin.