BTU Hires New Rep Firm in SoCal to Close the Loop

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 26, 2022 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for

the electronics manufacturing market, today announced the appointment of Closed Loop Technology, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in Southern California.

Founded by Jim Bean and Robert Batchelder, Closed Loop Technology was formed to address the growing needs of micro-electronic and SMTA manufacturers, to make their plants and operations more efficient, with an emphasis on the medical, military, automotive, aerospace and other industrial facilities.

The firm will represent BTU’s thermal processing equipment in the following territories:

San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Central California
Jim Bean: 805-279-3264;

South Orange County, San Diego County, Imperial County, Southern Nevada, Border towns of Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico
Robert Batchelder: 909-815-6397;

Los Angeles, South Bay, North Orange County, Inland Empire, San Gabriel Valley, West Riverside County
David Batchelder: 909-312-1733;

“We are confident that the team at Closed Loop will be able to expand our reflow oven business in this region and provide excellent support to our customers,” said Chris Heesch, BTU Western Regional Sales Manager.

Closed Loop Technology consolidates a number of review and selection processes for their clients, giving a “whole picture” review and designing a comprehensive and complete solution for each customer in parallel with their needs and requirements.

With Closed Loop Technology’s depth of knowledge, understanding of the current manufacturing climate, and cadre of principals it represents, positions it well to “close the loop” for their clients. For more information, visit

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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 in the electronics manufacturing market.  BTU’s high-performance reflow ovens are used in the production of SMT printed circuit board assemblies and in semiconductor packaging processes. BTU also specializes in precision controlled, high-temperature belt furnaces for a wide range of custom applications, such as brazing, direct bond copper (DBC), diffusion, sintering and advanced solar cell processing. 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


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