BTU International, Inc., a leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, recently made a $2,000 donation to support the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica. The donation has been designated to support the club’s educational programs, including the educational “Power Hour.”
“We are pleased to extend our support to the Billerica Boys and Girls Club. Their educational ‘Power Hour’ is an excellent program that provides great benefit to the local youth,” said Paul van der Wansem, chairman and CEO of BTU International. “Our company has been in Billerica for more than 40 years, and we value all that this community has to offer. The strength of these community programs helps us to recruit and retain high-quality personnel at BTU. We proudly support the excellent work done by the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica.”
“Support from companies like BTU International is vital to the breadth and strength of the Boys and Girls Club programs,” said Roy Nagy, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Billerica. “We appreciate this generous gift from BTU.”
About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (www.bgca.org) have changed and saved lives, enabling young people to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, some 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs serve some 4 million children and teens through Club membership and community outreach. 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.
BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in solar cell, nuclear fuel and fuel cell manufacturing as well as in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service in the U.S., Asia and Europe.