OK International has announced that Paul Brackell has joined its team as Global Product Manager for conduction soldering and array package rework. Brackell has already initiated a worldwide program aimed at supporting users of conduction and convection soldering and rework equipment as they make their final transition to lead-free production. He now heads an international team of four, including two market development managers, a product support manager for conduction and convection soldering products, and an application-engineering specialist. With qualifications in business studies and fifteen years of experience in product management and international sales/distribution within the global electronics manufacturing sector, Brackell's market knowledge and technical experience serve as a good match to customers' needs as they migrate to lead-free.For more information, visit http://www.okinternational.com.