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BTU International's Fred Dimock, manager of process technology, received a Distinguished Speaker Award during the recent SMTA Guadalajara Expo.
Dimock was awarded for his presentation entitled, “Jump Start – a Free Introduction to SMT Process Basics and Troubleshooting.”
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Fred on our team,” said Kristen Mattson, marketing principal at BTU International. “Not only does Fred bring a wealth of technical knowledge to everything he does, his background provides a practical approach, which gives his presentations such appeal,” added Mattson.
Dimock has taught numerous SMTA solder reflow classes and has participated in the 5-45 subcommittee for the development of IPC-7801 Reflow Oven Process Control Standard. He wrote the chapter on solder reflow for the "Handbook of Electronic Assembly" and ‘A Guide to SMTA Certification’ by Dr. Lasky and Jim Hall.
Dimock 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.
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 www.btu.com.