JBT Corp. wins $7 million equipment order for Charleston International Airport

CHICAGO, 12 Oct. 2013. JBT Corporation’s [NYSE:JBT] JBT AeroTech business won a contract for approximately $7 million to supply the Charleston International Airport (CHS) with gate equipment. The order is part of a $200 million Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Project to renovate and expand the existing airport infrastructure.

Oct 12th, 2013
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CHICAGO, 12 Oct. 2013. JBT Corporation’s[NYSE:JBT] JBT AeroTech business won a contract for approximately $7 million to supply the Charleston International Airport (CHS) with gate equipment. The order is part of a $200 million Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Project to renovate and expand the existing airport infrastructure.

The order, 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.

"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," says John Lee, vice president and division manager, JBT AeroTech.

JBT AeroTech officials anticipate 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 Corp. designs, manufactures, tests, and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for domestic and international air transportation customers through its JBT AeroTech segment.

Airport image courtesy Shutterstock.

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