CHICAGO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that it has been awarded a contract exceeding $6 million to supply a North American based food processor with protein processing equipment to process ethnic foods for the fast growing convenience food market.
"We are very pleased with the continued confidence this order expresses in JBT's leading protein processing technologies," said Steve Smith, President, FoodTech. "This project is another excellent example of how JBT partners with our customers to meet their specific end product and regional expansion needs with customized solutions."
The order was received in the first quarter of 2015 with the project expected to be fully operational in the third quarter of 2015.
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 3,500 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.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.
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