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Bob Bouchard talks to Global SMT TV about Pyramax Vacuum and Profile Guardian at APEX 2018

Global SMT TV - February 2018 - Bob Bouchard talks to Trevor Galbraith about BTU's latest developments with the Pyramax Vacuum voidless solder reflow oven and the Profile Guardian redundant process monitor system.

Peter Franklin and Bob Bouchard talk to SCOOP tv at productronica 2017

SCOOP tv - November 2017 - Peter Franklin and Bob Bouchard give an overview of market conditions and new developments including Industry 4.0 and the new Pyramax Vacuum reflow oven.

Paul Lancaster talks to Global SMT & Packaging about the Profile Guardian at SMTAI 2017

Global SMT & Packaging - September 2017 - Paul Lancaster is interviewed by Trevor Galbraith regarding the introduction of BTU's new Profile Guardian reflow oven redundant process monitor. Industry 4.0 trends and implications are also discussed.

Paul Lancaster, Director of Sales Americas, BTU International talks to SCOOP SMTAI 2017

SCOOP - September 2017 - Paul Lancaster discusses the new Profile Guardian reflow oven redundant process monitor which adds process traceability through thermocouple probes and software integration. In addition the current trends and needs for Industry 4.0 as it applies to the reflow process are discussed.

Bob Bouchard talks to Scoop Media about the trends and developments in reflow at APEX 2017

SCOOP- February 2017 - Bob Bouchard talks to Kim Sauer about the direction of the market and BTU's latest developments, including the new ZeroTurn dual chamber reflow oven.

Kristen Mattson talks about lowering oven Cost of Ownership at SMTAI 2016

Real Time with - September 2016 - Kristen Mattson discusses the impact of reflow oven operating cost and new tools that can be used to reduce nitrogen and power consumption at SMTAI 2016 in Chicago.

Bob Bouchard talks about RecipePro at APEX 2016

SCOOP - April 2016 - Bob Bouchard talks to Kim Sauer about two reflow oven software solutions: Energy Pilot for energy management and RecipePro for recipe generation, built in conjunction with ECD.

Interview with Peter Franklin, Managing Director BTU International, SMT Nuremburg 2015

EPP - May 2015 - Peter Franklin discusses important industry trends including industry 4.0 as well as the BTU/Amtech aquisition.

New Approach Reduces Reflow Costs While Maintaining Oven Performance

Fred Dimock - US Tech 2015 - Process engineers are often tasked with reducing manufacturing costs. This article highlights the use of new reflow oven operating software to reduce running costs while maintaining oven performance.

Circuitnet Viewpoint 2015 – Peter Tallian, COO BTU International

Circuitnet- January 2015 - Peter Tallian discusses BTU's accomplishments in light of the 65th anniversary as well as BTU's latest developments for reflow technology.

Interview with Jim Grifffin, VP Sales and Service, BTU International at SMTAI 2014

Global SMT - October 2014 - Jim Griffin discusses BTU's latest technology in lowering Cost of Ownership for SMT Reflow. BTU's Energy Pilot software takes advantage of idle time to lower operating costs by up to 40% while ensuring product yield.

Interview with Rob DiMatteo, Regional Sales Manager, BTU International at SMTAI 2014

Kim Sauer talks to Rob DiMatteo, Regional Sales Manager, BTU International, at SMTAI 2014 about current industry trends, with particular focus on the Americas. With customer demand for process improvements and lower costs, Rob introduces the company’s ‘Energy Pilot’ feature that addresses those customer needs with its power & energy management solution.

Interview with Paul Lancaster, Director of Sales America, BTU International at SMTAI 2013

EMSNow-Oct 2013 - Philip Stoten from EMSNow talks to Paul Lancaster, Director of Sales America, BTU International to talk about the Dynamo, the latest offering from BTU, the industry and the challenges in decreasing changeover times.

Interview with Jim Griffin, Vice President Sales and Service, BTU International at Semicon West 2013

EMSNow - July 2013 - Philip Stoten from EMSNow joins BTU International Vice President Sales and Service, Jim Griffin to chat about their activities in flip-chip and reflow within the semiconductor segment of the industry. They discuss the role of Silicon Valley in the semiconductor industry and the trend to manufacture volume in Asia.

Interview with Jim Griffin, VP of Sales & Service and Peter Tallian, COO, BTU International at APEX 2013

EMSNow - March 2013 - Jim Griffin, VP of Sales & Service and Peter Tallian, COO visit EMSNow's Philip Stoten to talk about the latest developments in their business and the challenges faced by the US market. Whilst Jim talked about markets and the newest 'Dynamo' product, Peter was able to elaborate on the companies manufacturing footprint and development strategy world-wide.

James Griffin, VP of Sales and Service, BTU International, introduces Dynamo at APEX 2013

GlobalSMT- March 2013 - Trevor Galbraith from GlobalSMT sits with James Griffin, VP of Sales, BTU International, who introduces the new Dynamo at APEX 2013 in san Diego

The Right Oven for the Job

Real Time with IPC - February 2013 - Guest Editor Stuart Hayton sits down with BTU's Peter Tallian (COO) and Jim Griffin (VP Sales and Service) and learns that there's a lot that goes into purchasing an oven for electronics manufacturing. BTU's new addition, the Dynamo, addresses this problem by bringing a low-cost solution to the market--complementing BTU's well-established Pyramax.

Circuitnet Viewpoint 2013

Circuitnet - January 2013 - Jim Griffin gives the outlook for the coming year in the electronics industry and for BTU's reflow business.

Interview with Jim Griffin, Vice President of Sales and Service at BTU International

December 2012 - Jim Griffin spoke with Electronics Production World about BTU’s new Reflow Oven, Dynamo™, recently launched and specially designed for Portable Electronics.

BTU International Makes Corporate Social Responsibility a Part of its Energies

June 2012 - Michael Lewis of ThomasNet interviews BTU International's CEO, Paul van der Wansem, regarding BTU's recent charitable initiatives supporting education in the local community.

PRUF LED Flips Switch on State-of-the-Art, Fully Automated Manufacturing Line

June 2012 - PRUF LED has flipped the switch on the most cutting-edge, fully automated SMT production facility to manufacture a broad spectrum of LED lighting panels - including a BTU Pyramax convection reflow oven.

2011 EUPVSEC Show Daily Interview: Jack McCaffrey, BTU International

September 2011 - An interview with Jack McCaffrey is featured in the show daily for EUPVSEC. He discusses BTU's commitment to alternative energy as well as key technologies and trends.

Diffusion Techniques, From Blue-Cell Theory To In-Fab Practice

David C. Wong, Ph.D., chief solar scientist at BTU International, gives an overview of diffusion techniques with a highlight on process improvements including in-line processing.

Solar Cell Process Temperature Measurements

Fred Dimock, a BTU Process Engineer, discusses methods for profiling solar cells including materials and TC placement.

Cost of Ownership and Overall Equipment Efficiency: a Photovoltaics Perspective

BTU's Meridian™ In-Line Diffusion system is featured an in an informative article on Cost of Ownership in the photovoltaics industry.

Industry Forecast 2010: Climbing Back Up

December 2009 - Jim Griffin, BTU's VP of Sales and Service, comments on BTU's strategy to weather the industry downturn in the electronics industry.

Paul van der Wansem Interview with The Wall Street Transcript

September 2009 - BTU's CEO, Paul van der Wansem, discusses BTU's markets and its transition to alternative energy. In addition, Mr. van der Wansem comments on BTU's new products, operations and key personnel.

Feature Article: Oven Adjustment Effects on a Solder Reflow Profile by Fred Dimock

September 2009 - Belt speed, zone temperatures and static pressure all impact peak temperature.

Paul van der Wansem Interview with Global Solar Technology

September 2008 - For decades, BTU international has been a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for electronics manufacturing, which includes printed circuit board solder reflow and semiconductor packaging applications as well as, for the past 15 years, thermal processing systems to the solar manufacturing industry.