CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a contract in excess of $4.7 million by AIRPLAN S.A., concessionaire for the terminal upgrade project at the Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Rio Negro, Colombia. The contract includes the supply of 12 new Jetway® passenger boarding bridges and 2 ground power units.
"We are very pleased to support Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in enhancing their operations and capabilities," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech.
JBT AeroTech received the order in the third quarter of 2010 and anticipates completing the project by the end of the first 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.
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