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PDR Americas has appointed MAN-TechSystems as its manufacturers' representative in Northern California. MAN-TechSystems has been a manufacturers' representative for electronics assembly equipment in Northern California for more than 20 years. The rep firm provides complete installation, training, applications and machine repair.
"We are pleased to have the opportunity to work together with experienced professionals like Arnie Greenberg and Chris Putney who are recognized as leaders in the industry," said Dave White, CEO of PDR Americas.
The appointment of MAN-TechSystems demonstrates PDR's core value commitment to long-term customer satisfaction. From CEO/CFO to rework system operator, to selecting best-in-class representatives, PDR's support, training, warranty, education, and financing programs are key elements of the PDR experience, enhancing the value of your organization’s ability to get the job done.
MAN-TechSystems presently consists of two outside sales engineers that cover Northern California. These engineers have nearly 60 years of combined experience in the electronics assembly Industry. Their combined technical support background consists of placement machines, printers, wave soldering, cleaning, reflow, rework, inspection systems, programming and component packaging. For more information about MAN-TechSystems' products and services, click here.
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