Indium Corporation announces that they have appointed AdoptSMT Europe GmbH as its newest sales channel partner in Austria. AdoptSMT is responsible for distributing Indium's solder products, including solder paste, wire, rework fluxes, engineered solders, and thermal interface materials.

Based in Grödig near Salzburg, AdoptSMT has been a distributor in Europe for over 20 years. The sales process will be managed by Günther Breckner, Sales Manager Europe and Michael Petöcz, Field Sales Engineer Austria.

According to Brian Craig, Managing Director of Indium Corporation's European Operations, "This new partnership with AdoptSMT greatly improves Indium Corporation's ability to supply and service the local Austrian market. In addition, customers will benefit from this locally established supply chain. AdoptSMT has built their reputation on providing high quality products and exceptional customer service, which mirrors Indium Corporation's value proposition."

Erhard Hofmann, General Manager AdoptSMT Europe, said, "We are selective about the suppliers we work with. Indium Corporation offers not only the standard solder products, such as bismuth-containing low-temperature solder products, but also industry-leading solutions for thermal interface materials. They also manufacture customized solder preforms and InFORMS®, in addition to the more standard preforms. Working with Indium Corporation means that we can now offer our customers not only standard products, but also more customized solutions for their soldering challenges".

About Indium Corporation:

Indium Corporation is a premier materials supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin film and thermal management markets. Products include solders, preforms, and fluxes; brazes; sputter targets; indium, gallium, and germanium chemicals and sourcing; and Reactive NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

For more information about Indium Corporation, visit www.indium.com or email abrown@indium.com.

About AdoptSMT Group:

Founded in 1991 by Erhard Hofmann in Salzburg, Austria, as a software company, Adopt instantly gained a reputation as an excellent source for second hand SMT equipment once they moved their scope of business to this in 1994. Since then the AdoptSMT Group has proved to be one of the fastest growing enterprises for used SMT equipment. Today they include the headquarters in Austria with more than 6500m²; AdoptSMT Germany GmbH with 2000m² specialized on Siplace overhauling and service, AdoptSMT Polska Spółka z.o.o. with a small Siplace service facility, AdoptSMT UK Ltd with facilities in Redhill and Cumnock, Scotland and AdoptSMT Romania S.R.L with a sales office. For more information and an overview of the large equipment offerings, please see www.adoptsmt.com.