In order to accelerate packaging technology, JBT Corporation has acquired AutoCoding Systems Ltd for approximately USD 17 million. Runcorn, U.K. based AutoCoding is a leading provider of software solutions for the automated set-up and control of end-of-line packaging devices.
- AutoCoding extends JBT’s capabilities in packaging line equipment and associated devices, including coding and label inspection and verification.
- AutoCoding’s central command software solution integrates and automates the use of in-line packaging devices, such as coders, scanners, labelers, and checkweighers, reducing manual inspection and downtime for line configuration.
In June 2019, JBT Corporation had completed two acquisitions. First, the previously announced acquisition of Proseal uk Limited, a leading provider of tray sealing technology has been completed.
Additionally, the Company had completed the acquisition of Prime Equipment Group, Inc., a manufacturer of turnkey primary and water re-use solutions to the poultry industry based in Columbus, Ohio.
In Jan 2019, JBT Corporation had acquired LEKTRO, Inc. a privately-held manufacturer of electric aviation ground support equipment based in Warrenton, Oregon.
JBT Corporation, ( John Bean Technologies Corporation ) headquartered at Chicago, Illinois, United States, is a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food processing and air transportation industries. The company involves in designing, manufacturing, test and service technologically sophisticated systems and products for global customers. The company employs approximately 6,200 people worldwide and operates in more than 25 countries.
The company offers solutions to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry with focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions. JBT through its AeroTech division sells equipment and services to domestic and international air transportation customers globally.