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Chamber member General Electric recently announced that GE Transportation will make Chicago its digital headquarters, bringing 160 tech jobs to Chicagoland.

The Chicago Tribune released an article about this decision, noting that this announcement will likely bolster Chicago’s reputation as a burgeoning tech hub.

From the Chicago Tribune piece:

Newly hired software engineers, developers, data scientists, product analysts and project managers will develop systems to help railways run more efficiently and to improve clinical health care services, among other projects, the firm said.

GE, which moved its corporate headquarters to Boston earlier this year, will create 100 jobs in Chicago and an additional 60 digital health care jobs in the northwest suburb of Barrington.

Click here to read the full Chicago Tribune piece.