Chicago, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded contracts by China Southern Airlines for airport ground support equipment totaling $6.4 million. The order includes the supply of JBT AeroTech's Commander 15i and 30i cargo loaders and Expediter towbarless pushback and maintenance tow tractors.
"We are very pleased to expand upon our long-term relationship with China Southern Airlines," says John Lee, vice president and division manager of JBT AeroTech. "This order highlights our continued commitment and capabilities to support the local Chinese air transportation industry."
Equipment delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2009.