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PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Manufacturer of Test Equipment, Repair/Rework, Soldering

  • Phone 530-676-6262
  • Fax 530-676-6265

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PDR Announces New Rep in the Northwest

May 02, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Powell Industries as its manufacturers’ representative in the Northwest. Based in Tukwila, WA, Mike Powell will represent PDR throughout WA, OR, ID and UT.

PDR Rework Systems Hires Eastern Canadian Service Representative

Apr 30, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with PDMTECH Services as its manufacturers’ representative in the Eastern Canada territory. Based in Long Sault, ON, Paul Morin will represent PDR’s IR rework systems in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Isl.

PDR Enters Reps Agreement with Restronics

Apr 25, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Restronics as its manufacturers’ representative in the Northwest US. David Leventhal will represent the company in NY (Upstate NY, NYC and LI) and NJ, Hunter Adams will serve the ME, VT, NH, RI and CT territory, and Tom Glasgow will support PDR’s customers in TN, MS, AL and GA.

PDR Joins Forces with USM Reps in Mexico

Apr 24, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with USM Reps its manufacturers’ representative. Eduardo Ortiz will represent PDR’s IR rework systems throughout Mexico (excluding Baja), the Central America region and El Paso, TX.

PDR Appoints Technical Marketing Company in the Rocky Mountain Region

Apr 22, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce the appointment of Technical Marketing Company (TMC) as its manufacturers’ representative. Chris Dodd, President and principal owner, and the TMC team will represent PDR’s IR rework systems throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Chris Dodd, President and principal owner.

PDR Partners with WittcoSales to Represent its IR Rework Systems

Mar 26, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce the appointment of WittcoSales, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in Southern California, Clark County, Nevada and Baja, Mexico. Tom Wittmer, President of WittcoSales, and his sales force, will represent PDR’s IR rework systems.

Tom Wittmer, President of WittcoSales.

PDR Offers IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C Courses

Feb 14, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it now offers courses through its PDR Alliance Network for the new IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C standard – The Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies – which now includes focused infrared technology as a method for the removal and replacement of components.

PDR Rework and PXI X-ray Join Forces for Sales, Marketing and Distribution

Feb 06, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with Pacific X-ray Imaging (PXI) in a cooperative sales, marketing and distribution agreement that ultimately provides customers with advanced capability rework, test and X-ray inspection products.

PDR to Showcase Versatile Rework Station for SMD / BGA / microBGA / CSP / LED applications at APEX

Jan 24, 2018 | PDR, a leader in IR rework and test, today announced plans to exhibit at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 27 - March 1, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center in Ca. The company will showcase the IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station in Booth #2513. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

PDR Americas Awarded for New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System at productronica

Nov 14, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Put simply, the system can pick-and-place micro components or large BGAs and reflow small or large boards with precision and control.

Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System.

Focused IR Rework Technology from PDR to be Displayed in the Tecnolab Booth at productronica – Hall A2, Booth 459

Oct 17, 2017 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit with its Italian distributor Tecnolab in Hall A2, Booth 459 at productronica 2017, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 – 17, 2017 at the Messe München in Germany. Technolab will display PDR’s IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station and IR-TS One Benchtop Thermal Testing System. PDR’s advanced focused IR rework technology is ideal when reworking multiple components on the same PCB. The company’s nozzle-free design offers the immediate configuration of your system for same size and varying size components without having to stop and change air nozzles.

PDR’s IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station.

PDR’s New IR Thermal Test System Thermally Cycles Key Critical Components to Detect Defects

Aug 16, 2017 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit at SMTA International. The PDR team will showcase the Evolution Series Rework Systems – including the new PDR IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System – in Booth #233. Additionally, the new PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System will be available for demos.

PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System.

PDR Americas Partners with Orr Marketing, Inc. in the Carolinas

Jul 23, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Orr Marketing, Inc. Stan Orr will represent PDR’s rework and test systems throughout North and South Carolina. PDR provides a Gold Standard Sales and Technical Support service from its PDR regional offices plus a global network of professional sales/support partners, such as Orr Marketing.

Stan Orr, president of Orr Marketing.

ASSEMBLY-TECH LLC to Represent PDR Americas

Jul 18, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC. Armand Karolian, president of ASSEMBLY-TECH, and his team will cover the expansive territory that includes all of NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, ME and Eastern Canadian Providences of ON, QC, NB, NL, PE and NS.

Armand Karolian, President of ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC.

Micro-Focused IR Thermal Testing with PDR's Focused IR

Jun 20, 2017 | PDR introduces the benchtop based PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System, designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Using PDR’s unique Non-Destructive Dual Thermal Stress Screening Process, based on a variation on HALT/HASS principles, the system is able to focus the testing on suspected problem areas to safely screen out early field failures caused by design, environmental, production and structural defects.

PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System.

New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System from PDR Americas

Jun 13, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the PDR IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. In response to customer demands for ultra-precision micro-rework, PDR has taken its popular Focused IR E3 Evolution Series Rework Platform and further enhanced it for extreme micro-rework applications. In addition to general-purpose applications, the IR-E3M’s thermal, mechanical and optical features are all precisely engineered to easily deal with micro components and micro PCBs.

New PDR Hot Plate Attachments for LED Rework, Flex Circuit Rework and Aluminum Clad Circuit Card Assemblies

Jun 07, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce its new aluminum clad PCB rework tools for LED rework, flex circuit rework and aluminum clad circuit card assemblies. Designed to be incorporated into PDR’s existing line-up of Focused IR Rework Machines, PDR’s new Hot Plate series incorporates all of the best attributes of PDR technology into a contact heating system, thereby efficiently providing the thermal energy necessary to tackle the widest range of applications possible.

PDR Hot Plate Attachments for LED Rework.

PDR Americas Introduces Enhanced IR-E3G Gold Rework System

May 25, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the enhanced IR-E3G Gold, one of three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations.

PDR Americas Now Offers Three Versions of Its Best Selling SMD/BGA Rework Station

May 11, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it now offers three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/uBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs. The PDR IR-E3 systems are available in three models – IR-E3S Standard, IR-E3G Gold and IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System – each configured perfectly for their respective roles.

IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations.

PDR Americas and Horizon to Discuss Versatile IR Rework System for Small to Large PCB Assemblies

May 01, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss the IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system at the SMTA Michigan Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Crossroads Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S. The PDR IR-E6 SMD/BGA rework station, using PDR’s patented Focused IR technology, has been specifically designed to cope with the challenges of repairing today’s PCB assemblies.

IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system.

Learn about PDR’s Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation at SMTA Wisconsin

Apr 23, 2017 | PDR, a leader in IR rework, test and inspection, is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss its new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in WI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S.

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems.

New Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation from PDR Americas

Feb 28, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce the new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems. The PDR IR-TS One Bench Top System and TS-2100 Cabinet System have been designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Applications include testing electronic assemblies, electronic devices, bonded structures of plastics and ceramics in a wide variety of fields, including medical, automotive, avionics, space and defense.

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems.

PDR Americas Partners with Aligned Solutions, Inc.

Feb 02, 2017 | PDR Americas today announced the appointment of Aligned Solutions, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in select states in the greater Midwest. Harley Cole will represent PDR in KS, NE, IA and MO, and Greg Fall will represent the company throughout ND, SD, MN, and Northwest WI.

Greg Fall.

PDR Rework Systems Announces 30 Years since the First Pioneering IR Rework System

Feb 02, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce the 30-year anniversary of the development of the first pioneering IR system. 30 years and 4500 installed IR Rework Systems later, PDR has grown to offer a world-class global sales and support network through its alliance partners.

IR Rework Systems.

PDR Americas Signs on MAN-TechSystems in Northern Cali

Jan 19, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce the appointment of MAN-TechSystems as its manufacturers’ representative in Northern California. MAN-TechSystems has been a manufacturers’ representative for electronics assembly equipment in Northern California for more than 20 years. The rep firm provides complete installation, training, applications and machine repair.

Arnie Greenberg.

No Money Down Leases on PDR Americas’ Rework, Test & Inspection

Jan 17, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to offer no money down leasing options. The PDR Leasing Partner Alliance offers a complete range of sensible leasing options to fit your firm’s needs. From conventional leasing plans to zero percent down and delayed payment programs with graduated monthly payment possibilities, PDR Lease Alliance Partners can provide your organization with the leasing structure you need to manage your firm’s growth.

PDR Rework Releases Intelligent One-Touch Automated Thermal Process Control Software – Visit Booth #2753 at APEX

Jan 15, 2017 | PDR Americas today announced a new rework control package that reduces setup and changeover times effectively to zero and makes precision rework as simple as pushing a button. The ThermoActive+ Software will be demonstrated in Booth #2753 at the 2017 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center in Calif.

ThermoActive+ Software.

New IPC 7711/7721 Rev. “C” The Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies – Focused IR

Jan 15, 2017 | PDR Americas, a leader in IR rework, test and inspection, is pleased to announce that the new IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C standard – The Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies – now includes focused infrared technology as a method for the removal and replacement of components. PDR offers the only systems on the market that have this technology.

PDR Americas Hires Leading Rep Firm in the Midwest

Nov 15, 2016 | PDR Americas today announced the appointment of Horizon Sales as its manufacturers’ representative throughout the Midwestern U.S. Horizon Sales is a leading manufacturers’ representative corporation, specializing in the sales and marketing of premier electronics assembly equipment.

Dave Trail.

PDR Americas Enters Representative Agreement with WepcoVintek

Nov 14, 2016 | PDR Americas today announced that it has entered a sales agreement with Kevin Colvin and WepcoVintek Technical Sales as its manufacturers’ representative for AZ and NM. WepcoVintek will represent PDR’s full line of rework equipment.

Kevin Colvin.

PDR Rework Systems Deploys More than 4500 Systems in the Field

Nov 01, 2016 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce the successful deployment of 4500 focused IR rework systems and counting. The company attributes its success to its ongoing focus on providing the industry with operator friendly rework systems that are both simple to use and maintain. Simply building a rework system that offers unique advantages to the industry is not enough. Equally important is PDR’s ‘core value’ commitment to ‘long-term customer satisfaction’. From CEO/CFO to Rework System Operator, PDR’s support, training, warranty, education, and financing programs are key elements of the PDR experience, enhancing the value of your organization’s ability to get the job done.

4500 focused IR rework systems.

PDR Americas Is the Industry’s First Rework Manufacturer to Offer a Free 24-Month Warranty

Oct 24, 2016 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce its new warranty program. PDR is the industry’s first rework equipment manufacturer to offer a 24-month warranty free-of-charge.

PDR Americas Launches the First Intra-Ocular-Adjustable Thermal Sensor for High-End Rework

Oct 17, 2016 | PDR Americas today introduced the EMS industry’s first intra-ocular-adjustable ‘read zone’ thermal sensor for high-end rework. The rework-specific temperature sensor has been specifically engineered for rework environments, providing the accuracy and confidence needed for high-yield rework program success.

PDR Americas Hires Rep for the Mid-Atlantic U.S.

Oct 10, 2016 | PDR Americas today announced the appointment of LM Instruments throughout VA, WV, MD and DE. LM Instruments is a manufacturers’ representative firm, specializing in the automation and instrumentation industries.

Alfred Freire.

PDR Americas Releases PDR ThermoActive Suite Plus Rework Software

Sep 08, 2016 | PDR Americas today announces its latest upgrade – the new ThermoActive Suite Plus ‘dynamic profile software,’ signaling a new era in rework process control. PDR’s recently released advanced state-of-the-art smart algorithms and high-speed processing capability ensures the most exacting rework process control in the industry.

PDR Americas Announces Show Special on Rework Innovations and Technology at SMTAI

Aug 31, 2016 | PDR Americas announced today that it will exhibit at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will showcase its best-selling PDR Model E3Vi Gold and offer several show specials in Booth #202. Additionally, PDR will hold a drawing for a portable Coleman BBQ grill (Roadtrip LXE). Show specials include:

PDR Model E3Vi Gold.

PDR Americas Appoints New National Account Manager

Aug 14, 2016 | PDR Americas announced today that Dan Kelsey has joined the company as the National Sales Manager of the Infrared Rework division. Mr. Kelsey brings more than 35 years’ experience in direct sales, sales management, marketing and corporate management of technical products. He joins PDR having most recently served as general manager of Scienscope International. Mr. Kelsey’s wealth of experience comes from his previous roles as a Vice President, General Manager and Sales Director in the EMS/PCB equipment businesses.

Dan Kelsey has joined the company as the National Sales Manager of the Infrared Rework division.
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