BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, announced today the promotion of Bob Bouchard to Director of Sales – Americas.  

“Bob is someone who is extremely capable of leading our Americas sales organization,” said Rob DiMatteo, General Manager of BTU International. “Bob has the highest level of product and process knowledge and will continue to be an invaluable asset in aligning our product roadmaps with customer needs. I know he will take great care of our customers and reps,” added DiMatteo.

Bouchard comes to the position with more than 25 years of related experience, most recently leading BTU’s marketing team and previously in process engineering. Associated duties have included sales support and training, product management, product development, road-mapping and key account strategy. As Director of Sales – Americas, Bouchard has responsibility for the entire Americas sales organization including direct sales and the network of representatives.

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