Broad range of technologies to fill and close pumpable or free-flowing products in rigid and semi-rigid containers

JBT, The Smart Option for Filling & Closing

JBT fillers and closers are perfect for the feast of liquid and spreadable foods flowing through the modern marketplace. With the ability to work with so many foods and container types, JBT filling and closing technology is both popular and highly respected in the industry.

You, too, can profit from our well-designed, heavy-duty filling and closing equipment. You’ll come to love the easy cleanability, high operating efficiency, lower per-unit cost, and operator safety features. Plus – with the happiness of your customers in mind – JBT solutions provide the optimal mix of product quality and product safety.

Fillers & Closers for Every Product & Container

JBT’s vast collection of fillers and closers can handle whatever making your food item entails. You’ll find filling solutions for products like:

  • Milk and liquid dairy products in bottles, jars, and cups
    • ESL milk
    • Yogurt
    • Cheese
    • Processed cheese
    • Dairy
  • Milk and liquid dairy products in cans
    • Sweetened condensed milk
    • Evaporated milk
    • Pasteurized milk
    • Chocolate and Flavored milk
    • Kefir
    • Labneh
    • Yogurt (stirred, set, drinking & fruit)
  • Nutraceuticals in cans and bottles
    • Probiotic and cultured yogurt
  • Infant formula powder in cans
  • Baby food in jars or cans
    • Fruit puree
  • Juices with particles in bottles and cans
    • Clear juice
    • Juice with pulp
    • Turbid juice
    • Hot fill juices
  • Jams and sweet spreads in jars
    • Jams
    • Marmalades
    • Peanut butter
    • Choco spread 
    • Honey
  • Cooking sauces in jars and cans
    • Pesto
    • White sauces
    • Red sauces
    • Pasta sauces
    • Tomato sauce and paste
    • Harissa
  • Spreadable meats and liver
  • Condiment sauces in bottles and jars
    • Mayonnaise
    • Ketchup
    • Soy sauce
    • Vinegar
    • Mustard
    • Fish sauce
    • Oyster sauce
  • Tuna in cans
  • Wine and spirits in bottles
    • Whisky fillers
    • Wine
    • Vodka
    • Rum
    • Tequila
  • Fruits, vegetables, and ready meals in cans
    • Corn
    • Peas
    • Tomatoes
    • Frozen vegetables
    • Beans
  • Edible oil in bottles
    • Soy oil
    • Olive oil
    • Vegetable oil
    • Nut oil

Our filling technologies — from granular filling machines to bottle filling machines — can deposit pumpable or free-flowing foods into a variety of rigid and semi-rigid containers:

  • Plastic tubs or cups
  • Glass, PET, or plastic jars
  • PET, rPET, PR, PP, PS, glass, or HDPE bottles
  • Food, beverage, powder, metal, or composite cans

Our closing technologies span a broad range of applications for liquid, semi-rigid, and powder applications. We can process a variety of closure types:

  • Double seam
  • Foil, aluminum, or plastic
  • Caps, TO, TOTO, PT, push-on, and screw
  • ROPP closure
  • IHS seal

Using our cutting-edge equipment locks in peak freshness and nutritional value, while ensuring the utmost food security.

Optimal Engineering Means Better Food Prep

Anything that optimizes your food processing activities is a boon to your business. JBT truly internalizes this concept. As such, it’s actually at the heart of our entire design process.

We’ve carefully and conscientiously engineered in features and functionality to maximize productivity, extend machinery lifespan, maintain equipment value, and more. You get all this while still ensuring your product meets the highest food safety and quality standards and package integrity. The outcome – a jackpot for you – includes:

  • Construction using the latest processes and materials
  • Compatibility with other food processing machinery
  • Adaptable to your production needs
  • Takes less time for training and to deploy
  • Increased service longevity and higher resale value

Filling & Closing Made Easy

JBT has equipment for every task, and you can organize these machines into a full production line. Creating a bespoke, purpose-built solution for your food product could resolve many of the challenges you face. Here’s how:

  • Automated processing
  • Simple, intuitive controls
  • Minimal operator training needed
  • Reduced risk of human error
  • Customizable and configurable to suit your specific needs

Better still, our filling and closing machinery makes achieving your operational targets – generating and maintaining product quality, boosting productivity, eliminating downtime, etc. – simple. It’s all part of the JBT experience.

Reliability: It’s Built In

There’s no room in your schedule for production delays. When processing equipment is offline, your ingredients can spoil, your workers are idle, and you could miss critical deadlines. You need machinery you can depend on – all day, every day. 

At JBT, we thoroughly understand the downstream effects of production interruptions. That’s why our filling and closing equipment’s made to withstand the test of time (and use). It’s rugged, constructed from the sturdiest materials. Because of this attention to excellence, you’ll enjoy:

  • Cheaper, easier, and less maintenance
  • Fewer and less severe operational issues
  • Fewer and shorter work stoppages due to operational issues
  • Higher operator safety
  • Industry low total cost of ownership

Features & Benefits

JBT’s filling and closing equipment is packed with features you’ll appreciate. All these capabilities make for food production that’s consistently as rapid, accurate, and safe as possible.

  • Adaptability – Can integrate other machines for rinsing/decontamination, filling, and closing solutions
  • Extensibility – Can add on secondary equipment for further processing
  • Options – Several filling technologies – for weight filling, volumetric filling, level filling, vacuum filling, and particulate filling – and closing technologies – for food, beverages, and powder – available to accommodate a variety of food processing
  • Efficient – Increase yields with less product loss
  • Productive – High operating efficiency and minimum downtime
  • Sanitary – Superior hygienic design for easier and better cleanability and higher food safety and quality
  • Streamlined – Automatic CIP or WIP saves time and effort
  • Innovation – Extensive research and testing capabilities to optimize product development
  • Support – Global service, support, and resources

If you have any questions about these features – or how they benefit your operations – contact our team today.