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JBT FoodTech Named One of 'The Best Companies to Work For in Brazil'

October, 20, 2009

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JBT Corporation(NYSE: JBT) announced today that for the 10th year in a row, its Brazil based JBT FoodTech business was named as one of "The 130 Best Companies to Work For in Brazil" by Epoca magazine in partnership with the Great Place to Work® Institute.

JBT FoodTech was among 530 companies that registered this year with the Great Place to Work® Institute Brazil, an affiliate of the San Francisco, California based Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. (GPTW). Companies are selected for the "Best Companies" lists primarily based upon their employees' responses to a survey that measures the levels of trust, pride, and camaraderie within the workplace.

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 in Epoca 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 honored with continued recognition as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Brazil," said Juan Podesta, Vice President and Division Manager of JBT FoodTech's Food Processing Systems Division. "This remarkable achievement is directly attributable to our exceptional team of employees and proves that together we continue to create an excellent work environment."

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

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