CHICAGO, Aug 06, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
JBT Corporation (NYSE:JBT) announced that its JBT AeroTech business hosted a grand opening ceremony for a new manufacturing facility located in mainland China. The opening of the 4,000 square meter factory located in Shenzhen will enable JBT AeroTech to meet the growing emerging market demand for airport support equipment.
The official ribbon-cutting ceremony was well attended by local dignitaries and airport officials as well as JBT customers and suppliers.
"As an industry leader in airport gate and ground support equipment, JBT AeroTech is committed to providing our customers with reliable supply across our global network," said John Lee, Vice President for the JBT AeroTech Division. "This facility further strengthens our position in the Asian markets and demonstrates our commitment to support China's development objectives and Asia's regional air transportation industry growth."
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 visitwww.jbtcorporation.comorwww.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