Jun 19, 2015

Jervis B. Webb Wins $17-Million Baggage Handling System Contract at Toronto Airport

Farmington Hills, Mich.  (June 19, 2015)

—Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company and a leading provider of airport baggage handling systems – announced today a $17-million contract with Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

In a phased approach, Webb will install seven new crossovers, add five Security in Advance (SIA) matrix systems (in-line scale, camera, Automatic Tag Reader (ATR), and two Manual Encode Baggage Image and Weight Identification System (BIWIS) stations. The work includes modifications and additions to the baggage handling system to support a new operation, allowing transborder passengers to check in at three aisles to reduce transfer time and congestion.

“Based on our relationship and past performance at GTAA, we were able to secure this new project.  We remain dedicated in developing and modifying systems to best serve our client’s needs,” said Rob Schmit, President of Jervis B. Webb Company.  “Our baggage handling experts continue to focus on providing dependable and efficient systems that improve the overall travel experience for passengers flying in and out of Toronto.”

Daifuku provides baggage handling systems and service at hundreds of global installations.  The airport group consists of Jervis B. Webb Company, BCS Group, Daifuku Logan, Logan Teleflex and Elite Line Services (ELS).

About Jervis B. Webb Company

Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company, which is a leading developer of innovative material handling technology such as Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), conveyors, baggage handling systems, bulk handling systems, cleanroom systems and airport maintenance services. Daifuku North America consists of Daifuku America Corporation, Daifuku America Corporation, Elite Line Services , Logan Teleflex, Inc., and Wynright Corporation.   Daifuku North America specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service of integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, semiconductor, LCD equipment, food/beverage, bulk, warehousing and manufacturing industries. Daifuku North America is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., with manufacturing locations throughout North America. Follow Daifuku North America on Twitter @DaifukuNA.