CHICAGO – JBT FoodTech, a part of JBT Corporation, signed a contract worth more than $4.5 million to provide freezing solutions to the Middle East business of a global food provider.

JBT FoodTech will supply and integrate new Frigoscandia freezing lines for beef, poultry and grain-based products, including the Flat Product Freezer, SuperCONTACT Crust Freezer, GYRoCOMPACT M9 and GYRoCOMPACT M7 Spiral Freezers. The project is currently scheduled to be operational in the second quarter of 2014.

"This project is another great example of JBT FoodTech's ability to deliver freezing technology that is tailored to meet the evolving demands of varied protein and bakery end product needs," said Torbjorn Arvidsson, vice president and division manager for JBT FoodTech's Food Solutions and Services Division.

JBT Corporation is a leading supplier of technology solutions specialized for the food-processing and air-transportation industries. The company employs approximately 3,200 people worldwide, with sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations in more than 25 countries.