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JBT Corporation Wins $20.4M Gate Equipment Order for Major U.S. Airport

JBT Corporation Wins $20.4M Gate Equipment Order for Major U.S. Airport

CHICAGO, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a $20.4 million contract by BARC, a joint venture comprised of Balfour Beatty, Azteca Enterprises, H.J. Russell & Company and CARCON Industries, the Construction Manager for the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Terminals A and C Re-Gating Project. The contract includes the supply of 39 new Jetway(R) passenger boarding bridges, 21 Jetpower(R) ground power units, 18 JetAire(R) air handling units and other associated equipment and services.

The Jetway Systems(R) integrated gate equipment is part of DFW International Airport's $1.74 billion, seven-year Terminal Development Program. Through the project, the airport seeks to provide updated passenger services as well as improved efficiencies and aesthetic appearance for the terminals.

"We are pleased to continue expanding our relationship with the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech. "We have enjoyed a long term relationship with the airport and look forward to supplying these bridges to enhance gate operations and travelers' experience at DFW Airport. "

JBT AeroTech recently received final approval to announce this order which was included in the company's second quarter of 2010 inbound and order backlog. JBT anticipates completing its portion of the project by the second quarter of 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

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