Toronto Airport buys baggage handling technology from Jervis B. Webb Company
29 June 2015
Jervis B. Webb Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company, has won a USD 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 trans-border passengers to check in at three aisles to reduce transfer time and congestion. Rob Schmit, President of Jervis B. Webb Company, said: “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).