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BTU INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events

May 22, 2014



ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of BTU International, Inc. (the "Company") was held in North Billerica, Massachusetts on May 16, 2014. At that meeting, the stockholders considered and acted upon the following proposals:

1. The Election of Directors. By the vote reflected below, the stockholders elected the following individuals to serve as directors until the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified (there were no broker non-votes):

Votes Votes For Withheld Paul J. van der Wansem 6,237,287 69,833 G. Mead Wyman 5,825,911 481,209 J. Samuel Parkhill 5,969,644 337,476 Joseph F. Wrinn 5,929,194 377,926 Bertrand Loy 6,238,888 68,232 2. Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of Executive Compensation (there were no broker non-votes): For Against Abstained 6,155,229 76,349 75,542 ITEM 8.01 Other Events.



On May 19, 2014, the Board of Directors approved the creation of the new Lead Outside Director position and appointment of J. Samuel Parkhill as Lead Outside Director. A description of the roles and responsibilities of the Lead Outside Director is detailed in the Company's Corporate Governance Principles, available at: http://investor.btu.com/governance.cfm. The Lead Outside Director position was created to further enhance the Company's corporate governance practices and improve communication between management and independent directors. In addition to his role as Lead Outside Director, Mr. Parkhill will chair the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and serve on the Compensation Committee and Audit Committee.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: May 22, 2014

By: /s/ Peter J. Tallian Name: Peter J. Tallian Title: Chief Operating Officer and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer


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