News & Events

Eric Retirement Party-CANCELLED

Due to Covid-19 public health measures and in an abundance of caution, Eric Paulson’s retirement party has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Where to send well-wishes is included in the invitation mailed earlier and the mailed cancellation notice. More

Singapore Airshow

February 11-15; Singapore Come visit our booth at the Singapore Airshow and see why JBT LEKTRO tractors are the choice of professionals over the world. More

LEKTRO Saves the Day!

A quick thinking ramp worker used a LEKTRO 87 series aircraft pushback tractor to ram and overturn a rogue beverage cart from damaging an American Airlines Embraer 145 aircraft. See article and video below: https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/610420 “JBT LEKTRO aircraft pushback tractors are built for robust duty. This isn’t exactly a designed use, but definitely shows how... More

JBT AeroTech Holds GSE Customer Open House

JBT AeroTech’s GSE Business Unit welcomed more than 50 customers from countries around the world to their product Open House at the Orlando, Florida manufacturing facility.  The May 8th event highlighted JBT AeroTech’s commitment to providing great products and great service.  The program consisted of factory tours, product training, operational demonstrations, and static displays of... More

LEKTRO Spring Maintenance Symposium

TBD

2020 Spring Symposium Dates: POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 WE WILL LET ATTENDEES KNOW A NEW DATE AS WE ARE ABLE We invite you to LEKTRO’s worldwide headquarters for our Spring Maintenance Symposium. This two-day training opportunity will take your knowledge of LEKTRO maintenance and operations to a whole new level. LEKTRO service and training experts... More

LEKTRO Fall Maintenance Symposium

09/15/2020 to 09/16/2020

Fall Symposium Dates: September 15-16, 2020 We invite you to LEKTRO’s worldwide headquarters for our Fall Maintenance Symposium. This two-day training opportunity will take your knowledge of LEKTRO maintenance and operations to a whole new level. LEKTRO service and training experts cover electrical theory, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, routine maintenance and mechanical systems for all LEKTRO... More

JBT Corporation to Acquire LEKTRO

JBT & LEKTRO Stronger Together Warrenton, OR –LEKTRO, Inc. is pleased to announce that an agreement is in place for its acquisition by Chicago-based JBT Corporation (NYSE:JBT). “We are excited to be part of JBT,” said Eric Paulson, owner of LEKTRO, “together our companies will provide customers a global sales and support presence, a much... More

NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference

3/10/2020 to 3/13/2020

March 10-13, 2020; Charlotte, NC No Featured Tugs at this Show. About SDC2020: Stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function, discover new vendors and suppliers in the exhibit hall, and network with your peers. Whether this is your first time joining us or you’re a seasoned SDC veteran, you’ll want... More

Avalon: Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition

2/26/2019 to 3/3/2019

  Come visit LEKTRO at Booth: TBD Featured Tug: TBD   About Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition (Avalon): The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is one of Asia-Pacific’s most prestigious aviation and aerospace events and the most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defence exposition in the southern hemisphere. Avalon hosts... More

NBAA Regional Forum – West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

1/29/2020 to 1/29/2020

January 29; West Palm Beach, FL Featured Tug: TBD NBAA Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and FBOs in the nation. Regional Forums incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions into one-day... More

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