Mercury GSE makes historic order from JBT AeroTech

Mercury GSE has announced a “groundbreaking” agreement with JBT AeroTech, marking the largest order for ground support equipment (GSE) since the end of the pandemic.

The order reaffirms Mercury GSE’s dedication to providing top-tier equipment for the aviation sector, the company said, and demonstrates its confidence in JBT AeroTech’s innovative technology and expertise.

Jason Gendron, CEO of Mercury GSE, said: “We are thrilled to announce this substantial order from JBT AeroTech. This collaboration represents a pivotal moment for our industry.

“As the aviation sector rebounds from the pandemic, our investment in the latest GSE technology underscores our commitment to supporting our customers and partners with the most advanced solutions available.”

The partnership aims to support airports and airlines as they continue to recover and adapt to the evolving needs of the aviation industry, empowering them to streamline their ground operations, reduce operational costs and improve overall passenger experiences, the companies said.

It also supports the industry’s green initiatives by offering state-of-the-art, energy-efficient equipment.

“Their commitment to quality, safety and sustainability aligns seamlessly with Mercury GSE’s core values,” added the equipment provider.

Christian Eitner, region director for the Americas at JBT AeroTech, said: “JBT AeroTech extends our deepest gratitude to our valued customer and partner for their order.

“We’re honoured to be part of your journey and remain committed to customer success. This milestone reaffirms our strong collaboration, and we’re excited about the opportunities ahead as we continue to serve the GSE industry.”

The unprecedented order is set to include a range of cutting-edge ground support equipment, including pushback tractors, cargo loaders, air conditioning units and heating systems.

These advanced solutions will contribute to smoother, more efficient airport operations and improve the safety and reliability of ground handling processes.

Image credit: JBT AeroTech/Mercury GSE