Cutting-edge industrial meat-processing equipment to improve the taste, texture, and tenderness of your meat, poultry, and seafood products

JBT’s innovative line of commercial meat tenderizers, macerators, and presses are designed with flexibility and convenience in mind. With a range of user settings and configurations, our meat-processing equipment gives you maximum control over your product without sacrificing efficiency or output.

From blade-style tenderization systems like the Wolf-tec T-MAX, which breaks down and softens connective tissues to improve texture, to versatile curing presses like the Schröder PSM 650, which easily adjusts to accommodate batches of mixed muscles, JBT’s meat processing equipment is designed to integrate seamlessly into your existing production lines. 

Our exemplary collection of machinery allows you to optimize the efficiency of your processes and the quality of your products simultaneously; this enables you to cut costs and boost profits while building trust and confidence with your customers.


We’re here to help every step of the way.

JBT Schroeder HAMAX 800

JBT Schröder HAMAX – Whole Muscle Stuffer

The main area of use of the HAMAX 800 whole muscle stuffer is automatic filling of fresh (for example, as restructured meat) or cured meat […]

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JBT Schroeder MacMAX 500 roller tenderizer

JBT Schröder MacMax 500 – Roller Tenderizer

For the production of high-quality cooked ham, massaging the muscles is an important part of the process. Protein is activated which ensures optimum bonding. This process […]

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JBT Schroeder T MAX 600 needle tenderizer

JBT Schröder T-MAX 620 – Needle Tenderizer

The different fibre structures within a muscle absorb the injected brine in different ways. Brine pockets and inhomogeneous brine distribution must be prevented for high quality requirements.The Schröder […]

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JBT Schroeder PSM 650 curing press

JBT Schröder PSM 650 – Curing Press

Processing muscles with a hard structure needs special attention in the production of high-quality ham. The lack of flexibility makes the forming and filling process […]

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Wolf-tec Polar Flex Carve Macerator

Wolf-tec Polar Flex Carve Macerator

We developed our Wolf-tec Polar Flexcarve Macerator to put multiple surface treatment options for meat and poultry sub primals and portions at your fingertips.

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alco Tenderizer ASC

alco Tenderizer – ASC

The most user friendly needle tenderizer on the market, providing excellent hygienic design and sanitation ease.

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Modern Features for Convenience & Superior Quality

Our comprehensive range of tenderizers, macerators, and presses are designed to maximize user control, facilitate increased precision, and improve product quality, yield, and uniformity. Our machinery is designed to integrate into diverse production-line setups and adapt to a variety of needs and objectives.

  • Improved muscle tenderness and texture — Different fiber structures within a muscle absorb brine in different ways; our tenderizers are designed to penetrate the entire muscle without disrupting the surface, optimizing brine distribution and balancing out different muscle textures.
  • Reduced massage times — Our products improve yield and product quality while simultaneously improving efficiency and limiting time requirements.
  • User-friendly, flexible controls Multiple settings allow you to individually adjust factors like pressure, rolling distance, and number and type of blade, improving user control and oversight.
  • Increased precision — Innovative technologies combined with rigorous testing mean our equipment stands above the competition in terms of precision, efficiency, and process and product uniformity.

Comprehensive Support From Industry Experts

JBTs world-renowned collection of tenderizers, macerators, presses, and other food-processing equipment is backed up by our holistic, top-of-the-line customer service and support. We stand by our innovative solutions and are committed to helping you reach new heights in your specific markets. We offer on-site service and maintenance as well as workforce training and preventative equipment support and improved financial predictability through PRoCARE®.

Built-In Intelligence for Ease of Operation

Our equipment is designed to maximize user control and process flexibility with built-in intelligence. For example, the Wolf-tec Polar Flex Carve Macerator can communicate via Polar Link with any IMAX injector to ensure total control of your entire process. JBT’s equipment is customizable and built to integrate into your existing production lines with ease.

Tried & True Leadership with JBT

We opened our doors over a century ago. Since then, the food processing industry has undergone tremendous change. Throughout our history, JBT has become the gold standard for FoodTech solutions. Our job is to provide you with the support and technology you need to rise above your competition and carve out a unique space in your industry. With extensive experience in dozens of diverse markets around the globe, JBT has the knowledge, expertise, and tenacity to help you achieve your business dreams. 

We can assist you in overhauling your entire operation, or offer you integrated solutions and support to fit in perfectly with your existing line. No matter your goal, JBT is here to help you optimize your production system, yield superior results, and increase your bottom line.

Excellence & Innovation in Technology

JBT is known around the world for our ability to constantly revolutionize food-processing technology. That’s because we take the time to learn what consumers and providers are looking for. You know your industry better than anyone. That’s why our business model is based on prioritizing user safety, customization, craftsmanship, and real-world performance. We also pride ourselves on providing the best in customer support, allowing our partners access to all of our services. With JBT you’ll be able to:

  • Peruse our extensive collection of world-class equipment
  • Customize your production line to optimize performance and efficiency
  • Test our machines and integrate equipment from multiple brands to ensure peak operations
  • Get substitutions for individual components to keep your production line running smoothly
  • Take advantage of individualized services, including upgrade kits, parts, service and maintenance, and training

Expertise in Multiple Industries

JBT has spent years working and innovating in numerous sectors all over the world. By working with clients from various industries with unique needs and goals, we have been able to gain knowledge, experience, and trusted partnerships across markets, including:

Prioritizing Community & Partnership

At JBT, our mission is to continue to break down barriers and blaze trails in the world of FoodTech. But we know that we can’t do it alone. That’s why collaboration has always been at the heart of our approach. We don’t just have customers; we invest in long-term relationships with our clients. Our success is predicated on our ability to help you reach your goals. Therefore, we remain committed to building a strong partnership and prioritizing your specific goals and challenges.

Committing to a collaborative and communication-based partnership is the best way to not only foster new ideas, but to reshape the way we think about what’s possible in FoodTech. When we work together, anything is achievable.

JBT’s Centers for Research & Development

We’re so much more than a FoodTech equipment manufacturer. In addition to our innovative machinery, we support and actively participate in the advancement of research around the world. We offer our partners exclusive, coveted access to our global Research & Technology Centers, which act as hubs of innovation, education, and collaboration for leaders in the food-processing industry.

When you visit our R&T centers, you gain access to the most advanced equipment, technologies, data, and expertise in the food-processing industry today. You’ll have the opportunity to test machinery, trial production-line setups, hone recipes and processes, and validate product and user safety.

Your Trusted Partner in FoodTech

Our extensive collection of FoodTech solutions enables us to provide targeted, customizable fixes and optimizations for the toughest challenges in the food-processing industry. We’re more than a supplier. We don’t just manufacture cutting-edge equipment; we’re truly invested in your company’s future and success. 

As we continue to innovate new and better machinery and solutions, we also offer high-level ongoing support and devote ourselves to understanding your unique goals, challenges, and needs so we’re able to make a real, measurable difference in your supply chain. Contact us to learn more about our offerings and let us know how we can help.