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50 years of experience

  • FMT was founded in Lund, Sweden.
    1963
  • The First FMT Passenger Boarding Bridge was installed at Malm√∂ Sturup-Airport in Sweden.
    1972
  • FMT relocated from Lund to Trelleborg, Sweden.
    1974
  • FMT invented the first Visual Docking Guidance System (VDGS) for Aircraft Parking and Ground Guidance.
    1975
  • FMT introduced Automatic or Semi Automatic docking of Passenger Boarding Bridges without the need for a bridge operator.
    1983
  • FMT expanded to be accommodated in larger facilities at Trelleborg.
    1988
  • Inauguration of World first Vehicle-Free Ramp System and Over-the-Wing type bridge at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden.
    1990
  • First Passenger Boarding Bridges with glass walls in the world introduced by FMT.
    1991
  • FMT invented the first laser based VDGS.
    1992
  • The FMT Apron Management System was introduced.
    1994
  • Introduction of FMT Stand Management System Atlantis.
    1996
  • FMT MTB type apron drive developed.
    1996
  • Installation of first Mobile Elevating Gangways for Cruise Ships at Port of Miami, FL. USA. Patent application submitted.
    1999
  • The first Over-the-Wing bridges for B737 aircraft installed at Austin and Dallas airports, Texas, USA.
    2000
  • FMT installed the first Mobile Telescopic Bridge at Port Everglades, FL, USA.
    2003
  • APIS R Aircraft Individual Identification using the transponder is developed and patented.
    2013
  • APIS with Advanced Obstacle Detection using 3D cameras is introduced.
    2014
  • FMT opened a Sales office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    2014
  • Sales office in China opened.
    2015
  • MTB Generation III is introduced.
    2016
  • MTB Control system Software Gen III introduced.
    2017
  • FMT sells docking systems division.
    2018

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