• Our People

    In order to provide customers with the best products and services, we need to be the best. From sales to engineering to manufacturing, the caliber of employees at Despatch is unparalleled in the industry. Our employees have outstanding industry knowledge and expertise. We seek out only the best candidates from around the world to ensure our success – and yours.
    Our People
  • Our History

    From his very first day in business in 1902, Albert E. Grapp believed his company could design anything, make anything and solve customer’s problems. Grapp’s optimistic spirit is alive and well over 100 years later as Despatch continues to thrive on innovation. Despatch has grown to become a global company with a worldwide reputation for quality, reliability and a strong commitment to first-class service.
    Our History
  • Our Customers

    The world’s top manufacturers rely on Despatch for critical process advancements that revolutionize the way we live. They have recognized Despatch Industries as the best in class for short lead times, on-time delivery and world class service. Despatch partners with customers to provide custom solutions to their process challenges that offer a competitive edge and drive their business into the future.
    Our Customers
  • Our Service

    Our customers have recognized Despatch Industries as the best in class for short lead times, on-time delivery and world class service. Despatch provides expert technical service, a range of installation options and an extensive parts inventory. Despatch has an extensive network of Certified Service Representatives across the globe that provide technical support and local service to customers worldwide.
    Our Service
  • Innovation Resource Center

    Despatch provides a unique opportunity for process and product development and evaluation with a simple, singular focus: To provide customers with cost-effective solutions up front—before equipment design begins or purchase commitments are made. Customers are given direct access to highly skilled Despatch scientists and engineers who are experts at process optimization and help customers solve complex problems.
    Innovation Resource Center
  • Thermal Business Group

    Despatch Industries has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years and is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions to critical applications in a broad range of markets and cutting edge technology worldwide. Despatch manufactures an extensive line of standard industrial ovens. It is common practice to customize these ovens to include customer-specific features.
    Thermal Business Group
  • Carbon Fiber Business Group

    Despatch Industries is the expert in thermal process technology. For more than 40 years, carbon fiber manufacturers have utilized our world-leading oxidation technology to produce the highest quality and most uniform fiber. We offer the experience and knowledge to provide fully integrated lines for small and large tow. Recent Despatch advancements enable our customers to achieve the lowest cost per kilogram of fiber produced.
    Carbon Fiber Business Group
  • Solar Business Group

    Despatch Industries is the leading provider of thermal and processing equipment for advanced photovoltaic production. Combining Despatch expertise with that of solar manufacturers inspires flexible, next-generation technology solutions that integrate seamlessly into production lines. Industry leaders rely on Despatch equipment for maximum cell efficiency, increased uptime and reduced operating costs.
    Solar Business Group
Our History

Our Service

Innovation Resource Center

Thermal Business Group

Carbon Fiber Business Group

Solar Business Group

Corporate Capabilities

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An ITW company

Despatch Industries is one of ITW’s 825 decentralized business units. ITW employs approximately 60,000 men and women who are focused on creating value-added products and innovative customer solutions.


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Over 100 Years of Inspired Innovation

Despatch Industries has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years and is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions to critical applications in a broad range of markets and cutting edge technology worldwide.

Despatch’s innovations are inspired by its many customers around the world. By collaborating with customers in design and engineering, Despatch is able to learn how its technology can be applied to best fit customers’ needs and provide them with a unique competitive advantage.

The company has three dedicated business groups to meet the demands of the thermal, solar and carbon fiber markets. This focused commitment has allowed Despatch to become the leading equipment provider in these rapidly expanding industries.

Despatch’s expertise in engineering and manufacturing is backed by its international service and support network. We are truly a global partner that responds locally.



Despatch Industries Corporate Office

Global Headquarters

Despatch Industries
8860 207th Street West
Minneapolis, MN 55044

International/Main: 1-952-469-5424
US Toll Free: 1-888-337-7282
Fax: 1-952-469-4513
info@despatch.com

Service and Support

International/Main: 1-952-469-8230
Parts US Toll Free: 1-800-473-7373
Service Fax: 1-952-469-8193
service@despatch.com

International Offices

Despatch has offices around the world.

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Innovation Resource Center

Despatch provides customers
with cost-effective solutions up front— before equipment design begins or
purchase commitments are made.

Our clients enjoy direct access to highly skilled Despatch scientists and engineers who are experts at process optimization and helping customers solve complex problems.

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