Nathan Trotter’s SAC 305 Solder Bar Receives Global Technology Award

COATESVILLE, PA – Nathan Trotterannounces that it was awarded a 2018 Global Technology Award in the category of Solder Bar for its SAC 305 Solder Bar. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 ceremony that took place during SMTA International.

Nathan Trotter’s standard lead-free alloys include 99C, SAC0307, and SAC305. Legacy solder alloys include Sn63 (63 Sn/37 Pb eutectic), Sn60 (60 Sn/40 Pb), and Sn50 (50 Sn/50 Pb). A catalog of other solder alloys are produced to either customer or industry specifications.

Each lot of solder is carefully treated to remove impurities and oxide. It is then twice-extruded for optimal grain structure and consistency throughout each bar. Nathan Trotter’s solder is produced using only the highest quality metals, responsibly sourced through the company’s global network of supply. The result is a solder that provides optimal yields, minimal oxidation and superior performance. Demonstrated success has been proven in every application including Through-Hole Technology (THT) wave soldering, dip coating and plating. Nathan Trotter has proudly been in the solder business since 1789.

As the largest importer of tin in North America, Nathan Trotter offers industry-best pricing and flexible purchasing programs. Nathan Trotteralso offers a leading-edge solder recycling program through its reclaim division, Tin Technology and Refining ( ,that provides customers with maximum value for their solder scrap including dross and oxide, pot dumpings, paste and solder debris. Reclaim material can be exchanged for new solder or payment, enabling customers to reduce raw material costs in an environmentally responsible way.

Premiering in 2005, the Global Technology Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.

For sales, support, or additional information about the acquisition, contact Nathan Trotter & Co. at 610-524-1440 or email

About Nathan Trotter & Co.

Founded in 1789, Nathan Trotter has grown to become the largest tin manufacturer in North America. ISO 9001 certified since 1997, Nathan Trotter currently serves the Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Plating, and Chemical industries globally. Please visit for more information.

Operating as the recycling division of Nathan Trotter & Co., Tin Technology and Refining is a world-class secondary tin refiner, serving the electronics assembly and recyclable non-ferrous industries. Tin Tech processes solder dross, solder paste, chunk, ingots, pot dumps, and contaminated debris from electronics assembly and industrial processes. For more information, we encourage you to visit us on the web at