BTU International Appoints LaPa Enterprises as its Representative in California’s Bay Area & Northern Nevada

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 1, 2011 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announces the selection of LaPa Enterprises as its representative in California’s Bay Area including Reno, Nevada. LaPa will be representing BTU’s award-winning line of Pyramax™ convection reflow ovens.

“We are very pleased to have LaPa Enterprises represent BTU in Northern California and Nevada,” said Paul Lancaster, regional sales manager for BTU International, Inc. “The LaPa team has a proven track record in the Bay Area and is well respected throughout this territory. The addition of LaPa into BTU’s rep network will provide the best quality of equipment and support for all manufacturers in the Bay Area.”

“LaPa is very excited to have the BTU line of products for representation in the Northern California and Nevada region” said Larry Aderman of LaPa Enterprises. “We have watched BTU grow into the most qualified and experienced furnace supplier in the industry. Their product line of thermal solutions offers leading edge technology and sensible pricing, providing a good fit with our line card of products.”


About BTU International

BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in solar cell, nuclear fuel and fuel cell manufacturing as well as in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging. 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

About LaPa Enterprises
LaPa Enterprise is an independent Manufacturer’s Representative Group in Northern California and Nevada. Our Mission is to provide the latest electronic production equipment and supplies through the innovative offerings of only the most outstanding suppliers. We are constantly searching our industry and asking our customers for recommendations on products which fit our model. Our plan is to offer a complete line of equipment and supplies to answer the challenges facing our customers, primarily in the Surface Mount production arena. To learn more visit us at:


Company Contact:                                                                                             

Jan-Paul van Maaren, Ph.D.
Vice President Marketing
BTU International, Inc.
Phone: (978) 667-4111

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MW Associates
Phone: (239) 537-6001