Additional assembly and production staffing has been added to accommodate increase in sales and to provide increased support to our growing customer base.

Newman Lake, WA (September 19, 2023) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, component lead tinning and solderability test equipment, announces that it has added assembly and production staff members to its team to accommodate its recent increase in sales and order demand. “As our business continues to grow, we have added new employees and created new positions within our organization,” said Reid Henry, President of Hentec/RPS. “After celebrating more than 25 years in the automated soldering industry we are continuing to expand our support team to provide the best service in the industry to our growing customer base. With this increased demand we have recently promoted Russell Eirls to Electrical Tech II as part of our internal expansion. Fortunately for Hentec/RPS, our automated selective soldering machines, component lead tinning machines and solderability test equipment are proudly made in the USA which minimizes the effect of an international trade war. In addition, the continued need for gold removal, component re-conditioning and BGA de-balling continues to increase the demand for our Odyssey robotic hot solder dip machines.”

About Hentec Industries
Hentec Industries/RPS Automation is a manufacturer of automated selective soldering, component lead tinning, and solderability test equipment for electronics and electronic component manufacturing, assembly, and distribution. Hentec/RPS has been advancing automated soldering and lead finishing technology for defense, aerospace, automotive, contract manufacturers and micro-electronics component manufacturers since the early 90’s. All Hentec/RPS products are designed and manufactured in Newman Lake, Washington. For more information, please visit


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