Rob DiMatteo Named General Manager of BTU International

BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, announced today the promotion of Rob DiMatteo to General Manager.

 “We are excited to start a new era at BTU. Under Rob, we expect a relentless focus on our customers and stakeholders.  The customer’s voice will be part of every conversation,” said Michael Whang, Chief Executive Officer of Amtech Systems. “Rob has the full support of our organization and is tasked to meet BTU’s financial and growth goals in the coming quarters,” added Whang.

DiMatteo has close to 30 years of experience in sales management, customer support and product development and has extensive knowledge of BTU’s customer base and end markets, including surface mount technology and high-temperature applications.  Prior to being appointed General Manager DiMatteo was the Director of Sales – Americas for BTU.  As General Manager, DiMatteo has responsibility for all of BTU’s operations including manufacturing facilities in the USA and China.

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 USA, Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.