JBT Corporation Wins $4 Million Gate Equipment Order for Major Oman Airport
CHICAGO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech® business has been awarded a contract by Bahwan Engineering Group (BEC), in excess of $4 million to supply thirty JetAire® pre-conditioned air units for the terminal at the new Muscat International Airport in Oman.
BEC is the largest engineering and construction conglomerate in Oman and is currently carrying out the mechanical, electrical and plumbing works at the passenger terminal building, infrastructure and utilities for the new Muscat International Airport.
"We are very pleased to participate in this key expansion project to position Muscat International for future growth," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech.
The order was received in the first quarter of 2012 with installation of the gate equipment expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2013.
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.
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