Founded in 1963 by Mr. Nils-Eric Anderberg, FMT has become a world leading company dedicated to the design and development of passenger handling equipment for airports and seaports throughout the world. FMT’s highly innovative approach to the design and development has led to a wide range of products being accredited with a large number of worldwide patents.
FMT holds many patents in the field of Aircraft Visual Docking Guidance Systems (VDGS) and Airport Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs).
FMT was the first company to design and develop a laser-based VDGS. Further development resulted in the patented APIS R Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS), which utilizes state-of-the-art multiple sensor technology and is fully compliant with the ICAO Annex 14 requirements and recommendations.
FMT was also the first company to design and build glass walled Passenger Boarding Bridges. FMT uses different glass designs depending on the actual environmental condition. The glass technical design is an important component to enhance passenger comfort.
FMT´s range of Airport PBBs includes: Mobile Telescopic Bridge, A380 Upper Deck Bridge, Nose-Loader Bridge, T-Bridge, Over-The-Wing Bridge and Commuter Bridge. All FMT Bridges are controlled by their own PLC control unit for direct interface to FMT´s APIS VDGS to provide customers with fully-automatic or semi-automatic connection of the PBB to the parked aircraft door.
The FMT Atlantis Stand Management System gives the operator complete information of each aircraft stand´s actual status. In addition aircraft support equipment can be monitored in the Atlantis system for status and availability. Atlantis is a top modern real-time airport operation tool.
With over 50 Seaport Passenger Boarding Bridges in service throughout the world, FMT´s Boarding Bridges provide customers with safe and reliable operating systems built in accordance with the agreed bespoke designs, which has been developed for each seaport client.
FMT has designed and built Seaport Passenger Boarding Bridges for a wide range of applications ranging from Mobile Gangways for ferries to Mobile Passenger Access Systems which serve the world’s largest cruise ships.
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