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PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Manufacturer of Test Equipment, Repair / Rework, Soldering

  • Phone 530-676-6262
  • Fax 530-676-6265

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PDR Celebrates 15 Year Partnership with ACI Technologies, Offering Product Demonstration Capabilities during COVID

Feb 23, 2021 | PDR, a leading manufacturer of BGA rework systems, test, and X-ray inspection systems since 1985, today announced its 15-year partnership with ACI Technologies as a Demonstration and Technology Center partner for its rework systems.

PDR Joins Forces with Circuit Technology Inc. in the Carolinas

Feb 05, 2021 | PDR today announced that it has partnered with Circuit Technology, Inc. (CTI) as its manufacturers' representative in North and South Carolina, effective Jan. 1, 2021.

PDR Sees Success with GenX X-ray Systems

Oct 31, 2020 | PDR X-ray Solutions is pleased to announce strong customer feedback from its GenX X-ray systems introduced in 2019. The GenX-90P and GenX-130P are available in compact or large cabinet models. Both can accommodate PCB sizes up to 21"(533mm) X 17.5" (445mm) with oblique angle viewing up to 70°.

PDR's New Affordable PCB X-ray Inspection Systems Offer Quality Image Clarity

Jun 07, 2020 | PDR X-ray Solutions is pleased to announce that its 2D and 2D+ X-ray systems have set a new industry standard for high-quality X-ray images at an affordable price. Choosing the correct system for your requirements such as X-ray for quality control or X-ray for process control is vital for the success of both X-ray circuit board inspection programs as well as X-ray semiconductor inspection programs.

PDR X-ray Solutions 4um Micro Focus X-ray Source Sets New Standard in Image Clarity

May 12, 2020 | PDR X-ray Solutions is pleased to announce that additional X-ray options are now available for printed circuit board inspection, industrial NDT inspection, and bio medical device inspection. Available in multiple kV ranges and image detector options, PDR X-ray Solutions takes its customers' application needs seriously by configuring its X-ray systems appropriately to deliver the best image quality available based on specific needs.

PDR Releases New GenX Large Cabinet X-ray Systems

Apr 02, 2020 | PDR X-ray Solutions is pleased to introduce its new GenX large cabinet X-ray systems. The GenX-90P and GenX-130P can now both accommodate PCB sizes up to 21" (533 mm) x 17.5" (445 mm) with oblique angle viewing up to 70°.

PDR to Exhibit with PAC Global at the SMTA Dallas & Houston Expos

Mar 12, 2020 | PDR will exhibit with its representative PAC Global at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Plano Event Center in Plano, TX, and the Houston Expo will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020 at The Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX. The company will discuss the award-winning IR-E3G Gold Rework System and GenX-90P X-ray System.

PDR Offers IPC 7711/21C Rework and Repair Courses

Mar 08, 2020 | PDR is pleased to announce that it offers courses through its PDR Alliance Network for the new IPC 7711/21C standard – The Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies – which includes focused infrared technology as a method for the removal and replacement of components.

PDR to Show the E6S Evolution Rework System at APEX

Jan 07, 2020 | PDR is pleased to announce plans to exhibit its rework equipment at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 4-6, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The company will display the award-winning E6S Evolution Rework System in Booth #1213.

PDR to Show Compact X-ray Systems at APEX

Jan 05, 2020 | PDR is pleased to announce plans to exhibit its X-ray equipment at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 4-6, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The company will display the GenX-90P and GenX-130P High Powered Performance, Compact X-ray Systems in Booth #1213.

PDR Receives Global Technology Award for Rework & Repair

Nov 13, 2019 | PDR announces that it was awarded a 2019 Global Technology Award in the category of Rework and Repair Equipment for its E6S Evolution Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

PDR Awarded for E6S Focused Infrared Rework at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 26, 2019 | PDR announces that it was awarded the 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Rework and Repair for its E6S Evolution Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

PDR to unveil semi-automated version of the popular E6 Series at productronica

Oct 17, 2019 | PDR is pleased to announce that It will exhibit in Hall A2, Booth 534 at productronica, scheduled to take place Nov. 12-15, 2019 at the Neue Messe München in Munich, Germany. Both the E6S Evolution Rework System and E3G Gold Rework System will be at the show for demonstrations. Additionally, the company will unveil a semi-automated version of the popular E6 Series at the show.

PDR Announces Record Sales of E6 Series Focused Infrared Rework Systems Leading up to SMTAI

Aug 21, 2019 | PDR will exhibit in Booth #1125 at SMTA International. Both the E6S Evolution Rework System and E3G Gold Rework System will be at the show for demonstrations.

PDR Announces Strategic Partnership with Pacific X-ray Imaging

Aug 17, 2019 | Shingle Springs, CA — August 2019 — PDR, a leading manufacturer of BGA rework systems, test, and inspection equipment since 1985, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a formal agreement with Pacific X-ray Imaging (PXI) for the exclusive distribution of industrial X-ray products under the PDR brand name.

PDR rolls out enhanced audio, visual and machine function tools for ThermoActive Suite Software

Mar 05, 2019 | PDR announces the release of the latest software features to complement its award-winning ThermoActive Suite Software. The new Events Module offers enhanced audio, visual, and machine function activation tools that allow the operator to set up audio tones, visual operator messaging, and machine function activities such as forced air cooling and vacuum pump activation all in an easy-to-use operator interface.

PDR Releases Re-Ball Mode Software as Part of ThermoActive Software Suite

Mar 03, 2019 | PDR today announced the release of Re-Ball Mode Software now available as part of its award-winning ThermoActive Suite Software Package. This latest feature allows the operator to select the software configuration, temperature management and profile management necessary for the successful completion of BGA re-balling operations when using PDR Systems.

PDR Releases Barcode Scanning Software Integration

Feb 26, 2019 | PDR today announced the release of Barcode Scanning Software integration, the latest software innovation to complement its award-winning ThermoActive Suite Software. 3D code scanning is fully integrated into PDR’s ThermoActive Suite Software to enable high-volume rework clients with a time-saving feature to automatically call up the correct profile each time a code is introduced.

PDR Introduces New Software Features: Thermal Boost, Extended Soak, Skip Zone & Temperature Averaging

Feb 23, 2019 | PDR is pleased to introduce new software features that will allow the operator to utilize keyboard functions to execute in-process features such as Thermal Boost, Extended Soak, Skip Zone, and Temperature Averaging. These new features complement the award-winning ThemoActive Suite Software and equip operators with additional tools to perform exceptionally difficult rework tasks.

PDR Announces New Sales Representative in Mexico

Jan 23, 2019 | PDR today announced the appointment of Univertools & Services at its newest manufacturers’ representative. Andres Luna and the team at Univertools & Services will represent PDR’s IR rework technologies in Mexico (excluding Baja).

PDR to Launch New IR-E6S Evolution at APEX

Jan 05, 2019 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 29-31, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center. The company will introduce the PDR IR-E6S Evolution in Booth #1519. The new IR-E6S with Auto Lift will be available in February 2019.

PDR IR-E6S Evolution.

PDR receives prestigious Global Technology Award for its IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system

Oct 17, 2018 | PDR announces that it was awarded a 2018 Global Technology Award in the category of Repair & Rework for its IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 ceremony that took place during SMTA International.

IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system.

PDR to demo entry level and advanced rework stations for SMD / BGA / microBGA / CSP / LED applications at SMTAI

Sep 18, 2018 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will have the IR-C3 Chipmate Entry-Level SMD/BGA Rework Station and IR-E3 Evolution Series SMD/BGA IR Rework Station in Booth #527.

IR-C3 Chipmate Entry-Level SMD/BGA Rework Station.

PDR announces new C3i entry-level focused IR rework system with software control

Aug 29, 2018 | PDR introduced its new C3i entry-level focused IR rework system with software control. The C3i system is ideal for firms seeking a rework solution in the R&D or small lab environment.

C3i entry-level focused IR rework system.

PDR Announces New Rep in the Northwest

May 02, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Powell Industries as its manufacturers’ representative in the Northwest. Based in Tukwila, WA, Mike Powell will represent PDR throughout WA, OR, ID and UT.

PDR Rework Systems Hires Eastern Canadian Service Representative

Apr 30, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with PDMTECH Services as its manufacturers’ representative in the Eastern Canada territory. Based in Long Sault, ON, Paul Morin will represent PDR’s IR rework systems in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Isl.

PDR Enters Reps Agreement with Restronics

Apr 25, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Restronics as its manufacturers’ representative in the Northwest US. David Leventhal will represent the company in NY (Upstate NY, NYC and LI) and NJ, Hunter Adams will serve the ME, VT, NH, RI and CT territory, and Tom Glasgow will support PDR’s customers in TN, MS, AL and GA.

PDR Joins Forces with USM Reps in Mexico

Apr 24, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with USM Reps its manufacturers’ representative. Eduardo Ortiz will represent PDR’s IR rework systems throughout Mexico (excluding Baja), the Central America region and El Paso, TX.

PDR Appoints Technical Marketing Company in the Rocky Mountain Region

Apr 22, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce the appointment of Technical Marketing Company (TMC) as its manufacturers’ representative. Chris Dodd, President and principal owner, and the TMC team will represent PDR’s IR rework systems throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Chris Dodd, President and principal owner.

PDR Partners with WittcoSales to Represent its IR Rework Systems

Mar 26, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce the appointment of WittcoSales, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in Southern California, Clark County, Nevada and Baja, Mexico. Tom Wittmer, President of WittcoSales, and his sales force, will represent PDR’s IR rework systems.

Tom Wittmer, President of WittcoSales.

PDR Offers IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C Courses

Feb 14, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it now offers courses through its PDR Alliance Network for the new IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C standard – The Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies – which now includes focused infrared technology as a method for the removal and replacement of components.

PDR Rework and PXI X-ray Join Forces for Sales, Marketing and Distribution

Feb 06, 2018 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with Pacific X-ray Imaging (PXI) in a cooperative sales, marketing and distribution agreement that ultimately provides customers with advanced capability rework, test and X-ray inspection products.

PDR to Showcase Versatile Rework Station for SMD / BGA / microBGA / CSP / LED applications at APEX

Jan 24, 2018 | PDR, a leader in IR rework and test, today announced plans to exhibit at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 27 - March 1, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center in Ca. The company will showcase the IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station in Booth #2513. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

PDR Americas Awarded for New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System at productronica

Nov 14, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Put simply, the system can pick-and-place micro components or large BGAs and reflow small or large boards with precision and control.

Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System.

Focused IR Rework Technology from PDR to be Displayed in the Tecnolab Booth at productronica – Hall A2, Booth 459

Oct 17, 2017 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit with its Italian distributor Tecnolab in Hall A2, Booth 459 at productronica 2017, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 – 17, 2017 at the Messe München in Germany. Technolab will display PDR’s IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station and IR-TS One Benchtop Thermal Testing System. PDR’s advanced focused IR rework technology is ideal when reworking multiple components on the same PCB. The company’s nozzle-free design offers the immediate configuration of your system for same size and varying size components without having to stop and change air nozzles.

PDR’s IR-E3G Gold SMD/BGA Rework Station.

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

Aug 16, 2017 | PDR today announced plans to exhibit at SMTA International. The PDR team will showcase the Evolution Series Rework Systems – including the new PDR IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System – in Booth #233. Additionally, the new PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System will be available for demos.

PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System.

PDR Americas Partners with Orr Marketing, Inc. in the Carolinas

Jul 23, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Orr Marketing, Inc. Stan Orr will represent PDR’s rework and test systems throughout North and South Carolina. PDR provides a Gold Standard Sales and Technical Support service from its PDR regional offices plus a global network of professional sales/support partners, such as Orr Marketing.

Stan Orr, president of Orr Marketing.

ASSEMBLY-TECH LLC to Represent PDR Americas

Jul 18, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC. Armand Karolian, president of ASSEMBLY-TECH, and his team will cover the expansive territory that includes all of NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, ME and Eastern Canadian Providences of ON, QC, NB, NL, PE and NS.

Armand Karolian, President of ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC.

Micro-Focused IR Thermal Testing with PDR's Focused IR

Jun 20, 2017 | PDR introduces the benchtop based PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System, designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Using PDR’s unique Non-Destructive Dual Thermal Stress Screening Process, based on a variation on HALT/HASS principles, the system is able to focus the testing on suspected problem areas to safely screen out early field failures caused by design, environmental, production and structural defects.

PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System.

New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System from PDR Americas

Jun 13, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the PDR IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. In response to customer demands for ultra-precision micro-rework, PDR has taken its popular Focused IR E3 Evolution Series Rework Platform and further enhanced it for extreme micro-rework applications. In addition to general-purpose applications, the IR-E3M’s thermal, mechanical and optical features are all precisely engineered to easily deal with micro components and micro PCBs.

New PDR Hot Plate Attachments for LED Rework, Flex Circuit Rework and Aluminum Clad Circuit Card Assemblies

Jun 07, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce its new aluminum clad PCB rework tools for LED rework, flex circuit rework and aluminum clad circuit card assemblies. Designed to be incorporated into PDR’s existing line-up of Focused IR Rework Machines, PDR’s new Hot Plate series incorporates all of the best attributes of PDR technology into a contact heating system, thereby efficiently providing the thermal energy necessary to tackle the widest range of applications possible.

PDR Hot Plate Attachments for LED Rework.

PDR Americas Introduces Enhanced IR-E3G Gold Rework System

May 25, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the enhanced IR-E3G Gold, one of three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations.

PDR Americas Now Offers Three Versions of Its Best Selling SMD/BGA Rework Station

May 11, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it now offers three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/uBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs. The PDR IR-E3 systems are available in three models – IR-E3S Standard, IR-E3G Gold and IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System – each configured perfectly for their respective roles.

IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations.

PDR Americas and Horizon to Discuss Versatile IR Rework System for Small to Large PCB Assemblies

May 01, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss the IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system at the SMTA Michigan Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Crossroads Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S. The PDR IR-E6 SMD/BGA rework station, using PDR’s patented Focused IR technology, has been specifically designed to cope with the challenges of repairing today’s PCB assemblies.

IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system.

Learn about PDR’s Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation at SMTA Wisconsin

Apr 23, 2017 | PDR, a leader in IR rework, test and inspection, is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss its new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in WI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S.

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems.

New Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation from PDR Americas

Feb 28, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce the new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems. The PDR IR-TS One Bench Top System and TS-2100 Cabinet System have been designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Applications include testing electronic assemblies, electronic devices, bonded structures of plastics and ceramics in a wide variety of fields, including medical, automotive, avionics, space and defense.

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems.

PDR Americas Partners with Aligned Solutions, Inc.

Feb 02, 2017 | PDR Americas today announced the appointment of Aligned Solutions, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in select states in the greater Midwest. Harley Cole will represent PDR in KS, NE, IA and MO, and Greg Fall will represent the company throughout ND, SD, MN, and Northwest WI.

Greg Fall.

PDR Rework Systems Announces 30 Years since the First Pioneering IR Rework System

Feb 02, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce the 30-year anniversary of the development of the first pioneering IR system. 30 years and 4500 installed IR Rework Systems later, PDR has grown to offer a world-class global sales and support network through its alliance partners.

IR Rework Systems.

PDR Americas Signs on MAN-TechSystems in Northern Cali

Jan 19, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to announce the appointment of 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.

Arnie Greenberg.

No Money Down Leases on PDR Americas’ Rework, Test & Inspection

Jan 17, 2017 | PDR Americas is pleased to offer no money down leasing options. The PDR Leasing Partner Alliance offers a complete range of sensible leasing options to fit your firm’s needs. From conventional leasing plans to zero percent down and delayed payment programs with graduated monthly payment possibilities, PDR Lease Alliance Partners can provide your organization with the leasing structure you need to manage your firm’s growth.

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