CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $9 million to supply gate equipment for the Honolulu International Airport (HNL). The contract, placed by The State of Hawaii, includes the supply of Jetway® passenger boarding bridges and JetPower® ground power units.
The JBT gate equipment is an integral part of the $2.3 billion Hawaii Airports Modernization Program to renovate and expand the existing airport infrastructure.
"We are pleased to extend our relationship with The State of Hawaii on this project and appreciate the continued confidence expressed in JBT's leading gate equipment technology," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech.
JBT AeroTech anticipates the installation to be completed during the second quarter of 2014.
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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