NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 20, 2014 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced that it has renewed its corporate partnership support for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica for the fourth consecutive year.
“The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica continues to impress us with the excellent programs it provides to the local youth in a cheerful, clean and safe environment,” said Paul van der Wansem, chairman and CEO of BTU International. “We value all that this community has to offer and we are proud to continue our partnership with the club.”
Roy Nagy, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica, commented: “We are happy to count BTU as one of our corporate partners. These partners have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that the club remains a strong and vibrant resource for our members.”
BTU is among the businesses in the community that have come together in the Boys and Girls Club Corporate Partners Program. The contribution at the bronze level was made on behalf of both BTU’s employees and shareholders. BTU’s contribution has again been designated to support the club’s educational programs, including the “Power Hour,” a daily after-school homework and tutoring program. The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica provides recreational, educational and social development programs at its main club house as well as at after-school sites at six Billerica elementary schools.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GreatFutures.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,000 Clubs serve nearly 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica (http://www.billericaboysandgirlsclub.com/index.asp) offers club programs and services to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
About BTU International
BTU International is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging as well as in the manufacturing of solar cells and nuclear fuel. 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.
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