BTU Expands into Northern CA and NV with Assembly Resource

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., December 20, 2022 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, today announced the appointment of Assembly Resource as its new exclusive distributor for reflow soldering systems in Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Leigh Jackson and the team at Assembly Resource will provide sales, technical and after sales support for BTU’s high-performance reflow ovens and custom furnaces. Since 1950, BTU has been the partner of choice for manufacturers facing the most complex thermal processing challenges.

“BTU’s reflow ovens are widely recognized as the best performing ovens available in the market today,” said Leigh Jackson of Assembly Resource. “We are excited to take BTU’s products into new applications and projects in our territory.”

As one of the established manufacturers’ representatives in the vital Northern California, Northern Nevada and Silicon Valley territories, Assembly Resource is focused on providing superior sales representation and support for its customers and principals.  As technology and equipment for Micro-Electronics, Semiconductor Packaging and SMT Assembly become more closely aligned, Assembly Resource’s product offerings and expertise take advantage of this newly developing synergy to provide timely solutions and valuable knowledge.

“We look forward to partnering with Assembly Resources in Northern Cal and Nevada,” said Chris Heesch, Regional Sales Manager at BTU.  “Leigh and his team take excellent care of their customers and have excellent process knowledge to foster success in this important high-tech region.”

With more than 20 years’ experience in PCB Surface Mount Technology (SMT), through-hole, Micro-Electronics and Semiconductor Assembly, Mr. Jackson has a significant background of sales success, detailed product demonstrations and assembly process consulting. He has worked directly for many leaders in the electronics industry and as a manufacturers’ representative providing direct sales, product demonstration, process and marketing consulting.

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About BTU International
BTU International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amtech Group (Nasdaq: ASYS), is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment in the electronics manufacturing market.  BTU’s high-performance reflow ovens are used in the production of SMT printed circuit board assemblies and in semiconductor packaging processes. BTU also specializes in precision controlled, high-temperature belt furnaces for a wide range of custom applications, such as brazing, direct bond copper (DBC), diffusion, sintering and advanced solar cell processing. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts, and Shanghai, China, with direct sales and service in the U.S.A., Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at


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