CHICAGO, Sept 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business received a contract award in excess of $14.5 million for the supply of JBT AeroTech's Tempest aircraft deicing vehicles to Delta Air Lines for utilization at eleven U.S. airport operation sites. The deicers will be equipped with JBT AeroTech's AirFirst(TM) forced air and blendUP(TM) proportional mix systems to provide Delta Air Lines with the latest in glycol fluid reduction technology.
"We are very pleased that Delta Air Lines chose our environmentally friendly Tempest deicers for this major fleet investment which promotes green technology and lower operating costs," said John Lee, Vice President for JBT AeroTech Division. "This order is representative of our over forty year valued relationship with Delta."
JBT AeroTech anticipates deliveries to be completed by January 2011.
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 3,300 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com or www.jbtaerotech.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.
SOURCE JBT Corporation