CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT FoodTech business signed a $4.1 million contract to supply protein processing and freezing solutions for a convenience food processing plant in Kaliningrad, Russia. The contract is with Concordia Ltd., a business subdivision of Miratorg Agribusiness Holding, the operator of the largest Russian production facility for ready-to-eat and convenience foods.
JBT FoodTech will supply and integrate two Stein fryers and filters, three GYRoCOMPACT spiral freezers and one ADVANTEC impingement freezer for the freezing, frying and filtration of poultry, ready meals and meat patties at the rebuilt Kaliningrad facility.
"We are very pleased with Concordia's confidence in JBT's leading protein processing and freezing technologies," said Torbjorn Arvidsson, Vice President and Division Manager for JBT FoodTech's Food Solutions and Services Division. "This project is an excellent example of how JBT FoodTech partners with customers to provide integrated systems that deliver convenience food products."
The order was received late in the fourth quarter of 2010 with the project scheduled to be fully operational in the second quarter of 2011.
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. JBT Corporation designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for regional and multi-national industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment and for domestic and international air transportation customers through its JBT AeroTech segment. JBT Corporation employs approximately 3,300 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com orwww.jbtfoodtech.com.
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SOURCE JBT Corporation