BTU International to Introduce the Latest Technology for Metallization Drying and Firing at the 2013 SNEC Expo

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 29, 2013— BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics and alternative energy manufacturing markets, will present its new SinTerra Metallization Firing Furnace in Booth E3-595 at the 2013 SNEC 7th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition, scheduled to take place May 14-16, 2013, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in China.

“We understand that our customers are under tremendous pressure to wring cost out their manufacturing lines while increasing efficiency,” said Bob Bouchard, BTU’s corporate marketing manager. “The SinTerra was designed to meet that challenge, with superior thermal performance, including fast ramp rates, all while enabling lower cost manufacturing through high uptime and high throughput.”

SinTerra, the latest technology for metallization drying and firing from BTU, offers outstanding value by providing high-performance heating and cooling technologies. SinTerra delivers the lowest cost of ownership with industry-leading uptime, unmatched process repeatability and competitive pricing.

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About BTU International

BTU International is global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics and alternative energy manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging as well as in solar cell and nuclear fuel manufacturing. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service in the USA, Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at


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