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JBT FoodTech secures freezing equipment supply contract in US

FBR Staff Writer Published 21 February 2013

JBT FoodTech, an American food processing machinery provider owned by JBT, has announced that it has signed a freezing solutions contract worth $4m with an Asia-based food processor.

Under the deal, JBT will supply and integrate new freezing lines, including Frigoscandia GYRoCOMPACT M9, M7 and Classic 600 freezers, for the production of oven-ready frozen foods in China.

JBT FoodTech Food Solutions and Services Division vice president and division manager Torbjorn Arvidsson said that the project is an example of how the company provides customized freezing solutions tailored to meet its customer requirements.

The project is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2013.

In December 2012, JBT signed a rotary sterilization technology contract worth $5m with a North American food processing firm.

JBT designs, manufactures, tests and services technological advanced systems and products for industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment and JBT AeroTech segment. It operates in about 25 countries globally.