CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) and Aircraft Maintenance Support Services, Ltd. (AMSS), two leading technology solutions providers to the military aviation sector, announced a cooperation agreement. The global marketing and technology sharing agreement is a multiyear framework enabling both companies to market, support and service complementary products to their respective military markets.
"JBT and AMSS have complementary products and military relationships around the world," said Dave Burdakin, President, JBT AeroTech. "This agreement enables both companies to offer an expanded suite of products to customers in the military fighter and cargo aircraft markets."
JBT and AMSS will provide regional support for products marketed under the agreement. Additionally, key products will be manufactured locally under licensing agreements, allowing for customization to meet customer needs.
JBT's AeroTech segment – with manufacturing sites in the U.S., Spain and China, and customer service locations throughout the world – has been a leading producer of aviation support equipment for more than 50 years. Commercial products include a full range of push-back tractors, de-icers, loaders, conditioned air units, ground power systems, and passenger boarding bridges. Military products include mobile and trailer-mounted specialty power units, conditioned air systems, high pressure-air carts, and loaders.
AMSS, located near Cardiff, Wales, has been manufacturing products in the UK since 1978 and fields a broad complement of commercial and military ground support equipment, including aircraft repair docking systems, passenger stairs, loaders, lavatory service units, cargo transporters, conditioned air units and fuel tank repair trollies.
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 4,200 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com.
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