SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News
  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • Metcal Appoints Experienced Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Eastern Europe

Metcal Appoints Experienced Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Eastern Europe

Jul 30, 2016

Neil Edwards as the Regional Sales Manager for the UK.

Neil Edwards as the Regional Sales Manager for the UK.

Metcal today announced that it has appointed Neil Edwards as the Regional Sales Manager for the UK, including Ireland and Eastern Europe, for Metcal. Edwards will report to Rick Nuttall, Director of European Sales, OK International Ltd.

An industry veteran, Edwards brings more than 33 years of experience within the electronics industry. His work experience includes working in the fast moving high-reliability, high-performance Formula 1 environment with McLaren Applied Technologies. Initially as a skilled Technician, but in recent years as the Manager of the Electronic Production Department, managing resources on a daily basis to achieve production deadlines and maintain quality as a premium asset of the business.

Edwards also has a wealth of experience producing electronic control systems for the automotive racing industry and more commercially orientated customers in the railways, aerospace and high reliability conscious health care segment.  He brings to Metcal a passion for high-quality manufacturing and first-hand experience implementing Metcal’s products into leading-edge assembly processes.

Commenting on the appointment, Metcal’s Rick Nuttall said, “Neil is a seasoned professional with a proven successful track record in the electronics industry. He brings a strong technical background which will be valuable in further developing Metcal’s relationships with our end user customers.”


Since 1982, Metcal has been a recognized worldwide leader in the electronics assembly marketplace. As part of OK International, Metcal’s industry-leading position addressing advanced technology in conduction soldering and rework/repair, has and will continue to broaden to a full electronics bench tool single-source solution. Metcal product lines currently include: hand soldering and desoldering, convection rework products, fume extraction and fluid dispensing tools. For more information, visit www.metcal.com.

Aug 16, 2017 -

Innovative Bench-top Soldering Equipment from Metcal at SMTAI

Jul 19, 2017 -

New Metcal HTD Tips & Hand-piece Increase Throughput and Save Money

Apr 26, 2017 -

Metcal Picks up Its Third Industry Award for Its Latest Innovation – Connection ValidationTM Soldering Station

Apr 25, 2017 -

Metcal’s Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering Receives Prestigious Industry Award during NEPCON China

Mar 23, 2017 -

Metcal Brings the Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering to NEPCON China

Feb 15, 2017 -

The New Metcal Connection Validation™ Receives a 2017 NPI Award

Feb 13, 2017 -

Metcal Introduces the Next Big Step in Process Control: Connection Validation™

Feb 01, 2017 -

Metcal Announces Major Rebranding on Milestone 35th Anniversary

Jan 11, 2017 -

Metcal to Launch Connection Validation – the Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering – at APEX

Dec 01, 2016 -

Metcal Announces Global Launch of Solder Wire Feeder System

90 more news from Metcal »

Aug 16, 2017 -

ViTrox and KIC Establish Cooperation and Connectivity

Aug 16, 2017 -

Inovaxe Is Making Storage SMARTER – Visit Booth #915 at SMTAI

Aug 16, 2017 -

COT Increases Manufacturing Capability with New DMG Horizontal Milling Centers

Aug 16, 2017 -

High-Performance 3D AOI from Viscom at SMTAI

Aug 16, 2017 -

ADLINK Introduces MVP-6010/6020 Series of Expandable Fanless Embedded Computers with Four Expansion Slots

Aug 16, 2017 -

SMTA Capital Expo to Feature Essemtec Fox Pick and Place System

Aug 16, 2017 -

All-in-One Low-cost, Scalable Functional test, In-System Programming, Boundary Scan / JTAG, In-Circuit Test System from Acculogic Visit Booth #133 at SMTA International

Aug 16, 2017 -

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

Aug 16, 2017 -

Automated X-ray Inspection with Component Counting from Scienscope at SMTAI

Aug 15, 2017 -

Nordson Brings Its Flagship Inspection Systems to SMTAI

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

Metcal Appoints Experienced Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Eastern Europe news release has been viewed 429 times

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • Metcal Appoints Experienced Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Eastern Europe
Used PCB Equipment - AdoptSMT

Plasma Prior to Conformal Coating