CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract for approximately $7 million to supply the Charleston International Airport (CHS) with gate equipment. The contract, placed by the Austin | HITT JV includes the supply of fifteen Jetway® Passenger Boarding Bridges, five JetAire® Preconditioned Air Units, and five JetPower® Ground Power Combo Units.
The JBT gate equipment is an integral part of a $200 million Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Project to renovate and expand the existing airport infrastructure.
"We are pleased to grow our relationship with Charleston International and to be a part of this important investment in serving the region's increasing air service demands," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech.
JBT AeroTech anticipates installation of the gate equipment to occur in three phases, beginning in the first quarter of 2014 and completing in the second quarter of 2015.
JBT Corporation (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.
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