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JBT Corporation Announces Award of New Automated Batch Retort System in U.S.

August, 03, 2009

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that a large U.S.-based multinational food product manufacturer awarded JBT FoodTech a $4.8 million contract for a new automated batch sterilization system. This new system will provide the processor with leading technology to process a wide range of packaging configurations while reducing labor costs and improving energy efficiencies versus traditional equipment.

"We are pleased to win this order," said Juan C. Podesta, Vice President and Division Manager of JBT FoodTech's Food Processing Systems Division. "This system marks yet another important milestone for JBT FoodTech as it continues to help customers improve product quality and operating efficiency with state of-the-art automated food sterilization systems."

JBT FoodTech received this order in June 2009 and the system is currently scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2009.

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 or

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

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