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BTU International, Inc.
Type
Subsidiary of Amtech Systems
Traded as NASDAQ: BTUI
Industry Technology – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Founded 1950
Headquarters North Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
Key people

Paul J. Van Der Wansem
( Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman)

Peter J. Tallian
( Chief Operating Officer) (Dec 31, 2012)
Revenue $ 47.75M (Sep 30, 2013)
Website www.btu.com

Paul J. Van Der Wansem
( Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman)

BTU International, Inc. was set up in 1950 and now is based in North Billerica, Massachusetts. The company focuses on thermal processing equipment for alternative energy and electronics, such as semiconductor packaging, solar cell manufacturing, printed circuit board assembly, and nuclear fuel processing. The Company completes its assembly, systems integration and testing at the facilities in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China.

BTU International, Inc. was founded in 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, producing small ovens for hospital, laboratory and daily use. The company entered the semiconductor market making alloying furnaces in late 50's. In 1972, BTU moved to Billerica, Massachusetts. The company entered photovoltaics market and shipped its first furnace for solar cells in 1985. In 1989, BTU became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ. In the early 90's, BTU began to produce solder reflow related products and convections. It also produced the industry's first lead-free reflow furnace. In 1995, BTU hired its first direct employees in mainland China. The Intellectual Property portfolio of BTU includes over 200 patents and patent applications. In 2003, the Company acquired Sagarus Robotics Corporation of Tempe, Ariz, a provider of advanced, automated systems for the semiconductor packaging, MEMS and sensor markets. In 2006, BTU acquired AtmoPlas Technology and research team from Data Corporation. In the same year the company acquired the product line, trademarks and other related assets of Radiant Technology Corporation (RTC).

In the alternative energy market, BTU offers processing equipment for silicon and thin film photovoltaics, MERIDIAN In-line Diffusion system, spray-coating systems, rapid thermal processing furnaces (supported by near infrared heating technology), and walking beam and pusher systems for sintering nuclear fuel.
In the electronics market, the Company's products are used in solder reflow and curing stages for surface mount applications, such as connecting and sealing integrated circuits in wafer and dies level packaging, such as the PYRAMAX family of convection reflow systems, Flip-chip reflow.

In November 2013, BTU International, Inc. won the 2013 Global Technology Award in the category of Soldering Equipment for its new DYNAMO. The product also win the 2013 EM Asia Innovation Award.
In June, 2009, BTU International won the 'Industry Choice' International Solar Technology Award.

Q reports

Period Date Adjusted Actuals EPS GAAP EPS
Q1 2015 2015-04-28 Future report Set alerts
Q4 2014 2015-02-24 Future report Set alerts
Q3 2014 2014-10-28 0.00 0.00
Q2 2014 2014-07-29 0.00 0.06
Q1 2014 2014-04-29 0.00 -0.19
Q4 2013 2014-02-25 0.00 -0.32
Q3 2013 2013-10-29 0.00 -0.53
Q2 2013 2013-07-30 0.00 -0.03
Q1 2013 2013-04-30 0.00 -0.33
Q4 2012 2013-02-26 0.00 -0.47

Ratings

2011-11-02 Upgrade Feltl & Co. Sell to Hold
2011-03-02 Upgrade Wunderlich Hold to Buy $13 to $16
2011-01-12 Downgrade Wunderlich Buy to Hold $10 to $13
2010-12-30 Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $8 to $10
2010-02-19 Initiated Wunderlich Buy $8
2009-02-25 Reiterated Kaufman Bros Buy $15 to $7
2008-11-24 Initiated Needham Buy $8
2008-10-06 Initiated Oppenheimer Perform
2008-10-03 Initiated Kaufman Bros Buy $14
2011-11-02 Upgrade Feltl & Co. Sell to Hold
2011-03-02 Upgrade Wunderlich Hold to Buy $13 to $16
2011-01-12 Downgrade Wunderlich Buy to Hold $10 to $13
2010-12-30 Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $8 to $10
2010-02-19 Initiated Wunderlich Buy $8

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Funds

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Major Shareholders

Name Relationship Total Shares Holding stocks
MARXE AUSTIN W & GREENHOUSE DAVID M 14.01%  (1341837) ADEP / ALCS / ASTC / ASYS / BTUI / BWEN / CACH / CDTI / CEVA / CLRX / CRMB / CYCC / DAEG / DOVR / ERI / ETRM / HEAR / INO / ISNS / ITI / LRAD / LTBR / MAG / MFI / OPXA / OVRL / PFSW / PLUG / PRKR / PTN / RGDX / RVLT / TGEN / URRE / VPCO / WPCS /
BEARD JOHN E 0.05%  (5000) BTUI /

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