JBT FoodTech Named one of “The Best Companies to Work For in Brazil”
CHICAGO, October 10, 2008 -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its Brazil based JBT FoodTech business (formerly FMC FoodTech) has been named as one of “The Best Companies to Work For in Brazil” in 2008. This award marks the ninth time the JBT FoodTech Brazilian business has been ranked in the top 100 in the 12 years this award has been given.
JBT FoodTech was among the initial 450 companies that applied this year to the Great Place to Work® Institute Brazil, an affiliate of the San Francisco, California based Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. (GPTW). The final list selection was based upon research conducted by the GPTW through employee surveys of their employers and workplace environments. The GPTW is a research and management consulting firm with international affiliate offices in 41 countries and is dedicated to building a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. This study was published recently by Época Magazine, a Brazilian weekly news and analysis magazine. GPTW also works with other leading regional publications, such as Fortune magazine, HR magazine and the Financial Times, in 30 countries to publish and recognize the Best Companies.
“We are truly honored to receive such a prestigious award from the Great Place to Work Institute in Brazil,” said Juan Podesta, Vice President and Division Manager of JBT FoodTech’s Food Processing Systems Division. “It is truly a tribute to our exceptional employees who make JBT FoodTech a great place to work.”
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 3,100 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com.