JBT Corporation and The BAADER Group Sign Cooperation Agreement

X-ray detection and waterjet cutting with BAADER

Technology Sharing to Create New Products for Fish and Poultry Markets


CHICAGO/LÜBECK, November 9, 2015 - JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) and Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH + Co. KG (“The BAADER Group”) both leading global technology solutions providers to the food processing industry, today announced a cooperation agreement. The technology sharing agreement between JBT and The BAADER Group will create new offerings for fish and poultry processors, combining waterjet technology from JBT with poultry processing, fish processing and X-ray technology from The BAADER Group. 

The cooperation agreement facilitates the introduction of a high-capacity fish processing line with X-ray detection from The BAADER Group in combination with a waterjet system from JBT to the global fish processing industry.

Likewise, the North American poultry market receives with this cooperation a complete product handling, portioning, and weighing solution. The combination of JBT’s waterjet system and BAADER's weighing technology will provide customers with integrated processing solutions that expands throughput and reduces labor costs. 

JBT has a rich history of innovation in the food industry dating back to 1880 and delivers portioning, coating, cooking, sterilization, pasteurization, freezing, and liquid food processing systems to the global food processing industry. Its vision-guided DSI waterjet portioning and trimming system leads the industry with over 300 installations, 30 years of proven performance, and an expert global network of service and applications engineering professionals, delivering the most reliable and lowest-cost-per-pound waterjet portioning solution.

The BAADER Group is a world-renowned manufacturer and supplier of advanced high quality food processing machinery and solutions with experience in designing and producing high-tech equipment since 1919. The BAADER Group is providing a full range of technologically advanced processing systems to customers worldwide. The company plans, designs and installs complete processing lines for fish and poultry including fish processing facilities ashore and on board shipping vessels. The brand name BAADER and its corporate tradition stand for the highest quality in the fish processing, poultry processing, soft belt separation technology, weighing and sorting technology as well as software solutions for the monitoring and control of the production processes.