JBT Corporation Announces Major FoodTech Orders Exceeding $4 Million
CHICAGO, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT FoodTech business signed contracts totaling in excess of $4 million with a global poultry processing company to supply portioning and freezing solutions.
JBT FoodTech will supply and integrate multiple DSI portioning systems and GYRoCOMPACT® M10 freezers. The added portioning and freezing capacity will improve operating efficiencies and further automate the customer's processing capabilities for various poultry products.
"We are very pleased with the confidence these orders express 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 is another excellent example of how JBT FoodTech partners with our customers to provide integrated systems for the delivery of a full range of poultry products."
The projects are scheduled to be fully operational in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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 or www.jbtfoodtech.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are information of a non-historical nature and are subject to risks and uncertainties that are beyond the Company's ability to control. These risks and uncertainties are described under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission that may be accessed on the Company's website. The Company cautions shareholders and prospective investors that actual results may differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements.
SOURCE JBT Corporation