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Inventec to acquire Amtech
French-based, Inventec Performance Chemicals, has signed an agreement to acquire SMT International LLC, manufacturer of Amtech solder pastes and process support products.
On December 16, 2014 it was announced that SMT International LLC, the manufacturer of Amtech solder pastes and process support products, was acquired by Inventec Performance Chemicals. The merged companies will operate as Inventec Performance Chemicals USA (Inventec USA), a division of the Dehon Group. Commenting on the deal, Leigh Gesick, currently Amtech’s President and now Inventec’s Director of US Operations “this merging of SMT International’s and Inventec’s resources offers major advantages to Amtech customers, providing broader access to an expanded range of world-class products and services, and broaden global distribution channels for Amtech SMT solder products.” Patrice Rollet, Inventec’s global Managing Director added, “the Inventec/Amtech merger is a critical step in expanding our presence across North America. Inventec will also bring expertise and product lines in precision cleaning through its Promosolv and Topklean precision cleaning and coating ranges, and through its long term partnership with 3M.”