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BTU’s Fred Dimock Announces Participation in “Making Reflow Ovens Smart” Panel Session at APEX

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 2017 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, is pleased to announce that Fred Dimock, Manager of Process Technology, will participate in a reflow panel during the IPC APEX EXPO. The panel session entitled, “Making Reflow Ovens Smart,” is scheduled to take place Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at 10 a.m.

Reflow ovens have become more sophisticated and dynamic in recent years, with capabilities to reduce voiding and optimization to reduce energy consumption and control the temperature flow to produce improved profiles and reliability. This panel will discuss the latest technologies affecting reflow ovens.

BTU is responsible for several recent advances that support Industry 4.0. These technologies include line control and communications, recipe development and energy savings software solutions.

Thermal Process Expert, Fred DimockDimock holds an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Design from Wentworth in Boston and a Bachelor’s Degree in Ceramic Engineering from the State University of New York at Alfred (SUNY). He is a long-standing member of the SMTA Technical Committee. Dimock’s extensive experience in thermal processing includes positions at Corning, General Electric, and Osram-Sylvania before joining BTU.

For more information about BTU International, visit www.btu.com.

About BTU International
BTU International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amtech Group (Nasdaq: ASYS), is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging as well as in the manufacturing of solar cells and nuclear fuel. 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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