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Etek Europe appointed as UK and Irish distributor of PDR - Rework Systems.

Jan 19, 2016

Etek Europe are proud to announce that they have been appointed as the UK and Irish distributor for PDR – IR Rework Systems.  This appointment extends their distribution coverage which currently includes Algeria, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, and 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, we are extremely proud to announce this appointment and look forward to continue 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 production equipment, consumables and services to the aerospace, automotive, defence, medical and electronic manufacturing industries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

With over 1,800 customers and an installation base of 5,000 systems, Etek Europe has continued to build upon its success by developing strong relationships wit
h its customers and the world’s leading equipment suppliers, ensuring that it continues to deliver premium solutions at highly competitive prices.

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

Etek Europe have also invested heavily in developing a Technology Demonstration Centre at their European facility, where clients can test and evaluate some of the industries most advanced equipment and, at the same time, have access to Etek’s team of factory-trained engineers and equipment experts who can be on hand to answer any questions.

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

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