JBT Corporation Awarded $11+ Million Ground Support Equipment Order
CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract valued at over $11 million from a U.S.-based aviation ground services provider for the supply of Commander cargo loaders, Tempest aircraft deicing vehicles and Expediter towbarless tractors. The equipment will support the customer's business expansion at a major U.S. international airport.
"We are very pleased that JBT AeroTech was selected to provide cargo loading, deicing and aircraft towing products for our customer's expanding ground handling business," said Dave Burdakin, President, JBT AeroTech. "This order highlights the benefits that JBT equipment and after-sale support delivers to customers, generating confidence that JBT can help them be successful in meeting the challenges of their business."
JBT anticipates delivery of the equipment to be completed by year-end 2014.
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. JBT Corporation designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for regional and multi-national industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment and for domestic and international air transportation customers through its JBT AeroTech segment. JBT Corporation employs approximately 3,400 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are information of a non-historical nature and are subject to risks and uncertainties that are beyond the Company's ability to control. These risks and uncertainties are described under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission that may be accessed on the Company's website. The Company cautions shareholders and prospective investors that actual results may differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements.
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