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BTU International Wins EM Asia Innovation Award for TRITAN Metallization Firing Furnace

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 13, 2011— BTU International, Inc. a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Alternative Energy – Production Equipment for its TRITAN™ Metallization Firing System. The award was presented to the company during a May 12, 2011 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2011.

BTU’s state-of-the-art TRITAN™ dual-lane metallization firing system features increased throughput at 3600 wafers per hour, an edge support transport system, and a temperature spike faster than three seconds. The 90 MW metallization firing system also features BTU’s unique TriSpeed™ technology, allowing users to take advantage of superior ramp rates–up to 200ºC per second–while not compromising the drying and cooling sections of the profile. The three-belt, three-speed system provides revolutionary control of profile development.

Established in 2006, the EM Asia Innovation Awards program strives to recognize and celebrate excellence in the Asian electronics industry, inspiring companies to achieve the highest standards and push the industry forward.

For more information about BTU’s TRITAN™ Metallization Firing System, visit www.btu.com.

About BTU International

BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics assembly markets. BTU’s equipment and expertise are used in the manufacturing of solar cells and nuclear fuel as well as the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging. BTU has design and manufacturing operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service worldwide. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.

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Company Contact:                                                                                

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

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MW Associates
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