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Raleigh-Durham International Airport awards services contract to JBT

Chicago-based airport equipment supplier JBT Corp (NYSE: JBT) said that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded an airport services five-year contract at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport that is estimated to generate in excess of USD 9m in revenue during its term.

Under the deal, JBT AeroTech will provide comprehensive maintenance and repair services for the gate and baggage handling equipment at RDU.

JBT said that the contract also includes the integration and utilization of JBT AeroTech´s Intelligent Operations Performance System (iOPS) computerized maintenance management system.

The patented iOPS platform provides improved airport operational efficiency through real-time monitoring, performance measurement and coordination of gate and ground support equipment.

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

The firm employs approximately 3,200 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries.

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