General Electric VR-1

the first model voltage regulator VR-1 with full untanking

General Electric begins production of the voltage regulator (VR-1) in Shreveport, a significant advancement in electrical engineering stemming from years of research and development. This production launch marks a pivotal moment in GE’s history as it introduces a new generation of cutting-edge technology to the market, evolving from the original ML-4 design produced in the Stanley Manufacturing Co. in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.