JBT Corporation buys X-Ray LLC

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) has purchased certain assets of Novus X-Ray LLC, a provider of advanced X-ray food inspection systems, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Novus X-ray technology will be integrated into JBT´s Protein and Liquid Foods system offerings, providing greater value to customers. A dedicated and experienced technical team will support the Novus X-ray equipment, while selling will be enhanced though JBT´s global sales network.

X-ray inspection systems offer significant food safety advantages over traditional metal detectors. X-rays can identify a wide range of metallic and non-metallic food contaminants.

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry with a focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions.

JBT designs, produces and services sophisticated products and systems for multi-national and regional customers through its JBT FoodTech segment. It employs approximately 4,200 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations in more than 25 countries.