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Established in 1902, Despatch is a global leader in high performance industrial ovens and other thermal products. A focused commitment to the electronics, healthcare, materials, transportation and industrial markets has enabled Despatch to become experts in these industries. Despatch also serves as a key provider of integrated technology for the emerging solar and carbon fiber markets.

Manufacturers trust Despatch ovens to deliver the uniform and repeatable thermal processing required for critical components to operate flawlessly and ensure reliable product performance. Despatch never cuts corners, ovens are manufactured to the highest standards and deliver invariable, uniform temperature for as long as the oven is in service.

ITW EAE Lakeville is committed to providing our customers with the finest products and customer satisfaction through process improvement and employee involvement. We will provide products and services that consistently exceed our customer’s expectations and any applicable regulatory requirements.


Despatch Ovens to Play Key Role in Additive Manufacturing Systems Used to Make Metal Parts
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, July 28, 2020 – A manufacturer of additive manufacturing systems for metal parts is partnering with Despatch to provide the thermal processing step the system requires. The system can produce metal parts from prototype scale to manufacturing scale. The initial multi-unit order based on the Despatch LAC lab oven will be used for crosslinking a metal powder mixture inside a build box prior to depowdering and sintering of the 3D printed metal parts. more

Despatch Builds Conveyor Ovens for Manufacturer of COVID 19 Diagnostic Testing System
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, June 5, 2020 – ITW EAE, a division of Illinois Tool building Despatch Conveyor Ovens for a major medical technology manufacturer who is producing essential COVID 19 diagnostic testing systems. The Despatch ovens with stainless steel interior and exterior features special perforated plenums above the belt to create a laminar flow that will keep the small lightweight parts from being disturbed. Fresh-air ports were added to support positive chamber pressure needed to achieve the required temperature uniformity of +/-5°C. more

Battery Manufacturer Automates Production with Despatch PCC2-15 Conveyor Ovens
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, May 21, 2020 – A manufacture of batteries is purchasing two Despatch Conveyor ovens for its automated production line. The ovens are needed to bond materials in the battery assembly inside a mold. The molds are inserted and removed from the conveyor oven with automated pick and place robots. Tight temperature control with very little variance is critical to the process to ensure proper bonding. more

Despatch PCC1-40 Conveyor Oven Redesigned to Provide Greater Flexibility and Reduced Lead Time
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, January 30, 2020 – ITW EAE, a division of Illinois Tool Works announces that has redesigned the HEPA filtered Despatch PCC1-40 Conveyor Oven. The new design provides flexibility in a standard package that will reduce the time to ship to just 8 weeks. it is reducing lead time on Despatch PBC Burn-in Ovens to six weeks. more

Despatch Conveyor Oven Proves to be Best Solution for Automation Needs of Medical Device Manufacturer
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, March 15, 2019 – .A medical device manufacturer required an oven to preheat an aluminum mold for a silicone part that was to be filled and cured in the next manufacturing step. The company develops innovative products that improve patient outcomes by enabling minimally invasive surgery more

Lider Control y Automatización Expands Representation of Despatch to Central and South America and Caribbean
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, February 7, 2019 – ITW EAE has designated Lider Control y Automatización to be the sales representative for Despatch industrial ovens in Central and South America as well as the Caribbean. This is an expansion of service for Lider who was already servicing all of Mexico. more