JBT Awarded $4 M Ground Support Equipment Order

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded orders in excess of $4 million by Air Namibia. The contract is for the supply of a variety of airport ground support equipment including cargo transporters, aircraft push back tractors and mobile passenger boarding steps to support the expanding domestic and intercontinental flight operations of Namibia's national air carrier.

"We are pleased to support the growth of Air Namibia," said John Lee, Vice President for JBT AeroTech Division. "This order represents JBT's ongoing commitment to partner with the African air transportation industry as it continues to update and expand ground support operations."

The order was received in the third quarter of 2012 with equipment shipments currently scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2012 and continue into the first quarter of 2013.

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Source: JBT Corporation
Date: Oct 8, 2012