BTU International’s Zeping Zheng Receives Award from SMTA China

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 15, 2012 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announces that the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) China presented Zeping Zheng with an award at the SMTA China’s annual breakfastreception and recognition ceremony on April 26, 2012, at the Shanghai Expo Intercontinental Hotel during NEPCON China in Shanghai.

Zheng, BTU International’s managing director of Asia Pacific sales, was named SMTA officer of the year. He has provided great support by liaising with China government officials on behalf of SMTA China. Additionally, Zheng has served SMTA China as vice president of training and has been a key leader of the organization.

“We are proud of Zeping’s leadership in SMTA,” said Jim Griffin, vice president of sales and service at BTU International. “SMTA has played an important role in advancing electronics assembly worldwide. BTU’s leadership in the organization is a testament to our commitment to the industry and the breadth of our expertise”.

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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’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


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