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Etek Europe Appointed as Distributor of PDR – IR Rework Systems

Sep 06, 2014

Rog Gibbs and Mike Nelson

Rog Gibbs and Mike Nelson

Etek Europe are proud to announce that they have been appointed as distributor for PDR – IR Rework Systems covering Algeria, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates.

This appointment reinforces the relationship between two great companies: PDR, manufactures of IR Rework Systems for SMT, BGAs, CSPs, QFNs, LEDs , 0201s and Etek Europe, a global supplier to the electronics industry.

Mike Nelson, Managing Director and founder of Etek Europe, added “The PDR range of systems are some of the finest BGA rework systems on the market and we are extremely proud to announce this appointment and look forward to working with the team at PDR. Their products provide us with the opportunity to further extend our portfolio of equipment offerings to our customers.”


PDR manufactures a range of the finest SMT, BGA, CSP, QFN, 0201, LED IR Rework systems and stations worldwide.  Easy to set up and use, their BGA rework stations deliver the highest performance and soldering yield as demanded by customers globally.

Since 1987, more than 4000 systems, PDR IR rework has become the benchmark for soldering and desoldering quality in modern SMT and BGA rework applications and these days customers achieve production line yields of over 98%, in a simple, precise rework process.

PDR is a pioneer in IR Rework technology and global leader in soldering quality. Their products are specified by many of the world's top names in electronics manufacturing for SMT/BGA rework. Companies in defence, aerospace, avionics, telecoms, automotive and computers every day take advantage of a rework technology that is safer, easier to use and more versatile than dark IR or hot gas systems.


Etek Europe has a strong reputation for being a quality provider of products and services to the aerospace, automotive, defense, medical and European electronic manufacturing industries. 

With over 1,300 customers, Etek has built its success by developing strong relationships with both customers and suppliers, which ensures it continues to deliver premium solutions at a highly competitive price.

Together with one of the largest installation and service teams in the UK and with thousands of successful installations completed, Etek’s engineers have developed invaluable and unrivalled product knowledge and experience in all aspects of planning, supply, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and training.

For more information about PDR Rework systems or products and services provided by Etek Europe, please visit www.etek-europe.com, etek-europe.com/pdr-rework-systems

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