CHICAGO, Sept 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a contract in excess of $6.5 million by Beijing Capital International Airport Company, Ltd. The contract is for the supply of Tempest aircraft deicing vehicles equipped with the environmentally friendly AirFirst(TM) forced air system. These units will be deployed at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China.
"We are pleased that Beijing Capital International Airport Company chose our Tempest deicers for their growing aircraft servicing operations," said John Lee, Vice President for JBT AeroTech Division. "This order represents our strong commitment to supplying airport ground support equipment for the dynamic Chinese commercial aviation market."
JBT AeroTech anticipates delivery to be complete by the fourth quarter of 2010.
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