CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded orders valued in excess of $6 million by a large international air carrier.
The contract is for the supply of Commander (TM) aircraft cargo loaders, push back tractors and the refurbishment of existing cargo loaders. The equipment will provide aircraft ground support at locations throughout their global system.
"This order exemplifies JBT AeroTech's ability to provide our customers with efficient solutions that enhance their ground servicing operations," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech. "We are pleased to partner with air carriers who continually strive to lower their operational costs and improve their levels of service."
The equipment is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2013 and first quarter of 2014.
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 3,200 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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