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BTU International’s PYRAMAX Thermal Processing System Wins 2010 Innovation Award

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April, 22, 2010—BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, has been awarded a 2010 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Reflow Soldering Equipment for its PYRAMAX™ 150Nz12 thermal processing system. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony held at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

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 move the industry forward.

The 12-zone PYRAMAX 150Nz12 system inherited

the quality, performance, and state-of-the art design of the PYRAMAX 125 platform, and is designed for higher throughput production. The system features a single process chamber, which provides a smoother process.

Compared to the previous 10-zone PYRAMAX150x5 system, the new 150Nz12 provides more flexible profiling, a low Cost of Ownership, market-leading technology of closed-loop convection control, and the best uptime in the industry. As with all of BTU’s quality products, the PYRAMAX 150Nz12 system is backed by BTU’s Industry leading comprehensive warranty.

For more information about BTU’s PYRAMAX 150Nz12, visit www.btu.com.

About BTU International

BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics assembly markets. BTU equipment and know-how are 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 worldwide. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.

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BTU International, Inc.
Phone: (978) 667-4111

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