CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $4 million to supply gate equipment at JFK International Airport (JFK). The contract, placed by British Airways, includes the supply of Jetway® passenger boarding bridges and walkways, JetAire® preconditioned air units and JetPower® ground power units.
The JBT gate equipment is an integral part of British Airways' renovation project to upgrade JFK terminal 7.
"We are pleased to continue our long term relationship with British Airways and JFK International Airport," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech. "This order represents the continued confidence placed in JBT's leading gate equipment technology around the world."
JBT AeroTech anticipates the project 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 3,200 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.
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.
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