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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer.
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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