CHICAGO, Sept 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a $5.6 million contract for the Edmonton International Airport. The contract includes the supply of Jetway Systems(R) integrated gate equipment including eight new passenger boarding bridges, seven new ground power and preconditioned air units, as well as additional ancillary equipment and services.
The contract award is a key component of Edmonton International Airport's overall "Expansion 2012" airport development program. Through the project, more than 480,000 square feet of terminal space is being added to provide improved air service as well as passenger capacity, comfort and convenience.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with Edmonton International Airport and to be a part of this important investment in Edmonton's future," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech. "We have worked with them in both the 'Terminal Express' phase and now the 'Expansion 2012' phase and look forward to continued partnering to service the region's growing and changing air service demands."
JBT AeroTech anticipates completing its portion of the project by 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.
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SOURCE JBT Corporation