JBT FoodTech inks milk sterilization system supply contract
JBT FoodTech, an American food processing machinery provider owned by JBT, has inked a $5m supply contract with a multinational food processor.
The contract includes the supply and installation of a continuous sterilization system for canned milk and forms part of a plant capacity expansion project.
The contract was awarded in the first quarter of 2014 and the delivery of the sterilization system is slated for fourth quarter of 2014.
JBT FoodTech vice president and general manager Steve Smith said the company is very pleased with the award of this contract.
"This project is another excellent example of how FoodTech partners with our customers in the delivery of the highest and most consistent product quality with the lowest cost per unit of production," added Smith.
JBT designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for regional and multi-national industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment.