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BTU International Receives Best Presentation Award from SMTA China for “Lowering Your Reflow Cost”

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 12, 2011 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announced that Fred Dimock, BTU’s manager of process technology, received the Best Presentation Award at the SMTA China East 2011 award presentation ceremony. Dimock’s presentation, titled “Lowering Your Reflow Cost,” was presented at a May 12, 2011 ceremony.

The nearly hour-long oral presentation, both written and presented by Dimock, highlighted a variety of methods and tools that can be used to lower energy costs of the reflow oven while maintaining profiles that are within the solder manufacturer’s reflow specifications.

The SMTA China East Conference Program covers the hottest topics in the industry. The advanced programwasdesigned by the highly regarded SMTA China East Technical Advisory Committee. This committee is comprised of electronics manufacturing and packaging experts in China who represent all facets of the industry. They have ensured that today’s latest trends and developments are fully addressed throughout the conference.

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 www.btu.com.

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

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