Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2008
Patrick Peyton, Chairman and CEO of Despatch Industries, a global leader in the clean technology industry, is participating in the third U.S. Clean Energy and Environment Trade Mission to China and India. Mr. Peyton joined the group on the second leg of the mission, focusing on environmental and energy issues in India and is visiting New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Peyton is one of 19 delegates in the mission which is led by U.S. Commerce Assistant Secretary David Bohigian.
The goal of the mission is to match participating U.S. companies with opportunities in the fast-growing markets of China and India where American clean energy and environmental firms can thrive while helping to improve the environment and meet the incredible demands for energy in these booming countries. Additional companies represented in the mission include: 3 Tier; Advanced Power Systems International, Inc.; Air Monitor; AWS Truewind; Azurepower Inc.; Carus Corporation; Covanta Energy Corporation; Despatch Industries; EcoEnergy Solutions Inc.; Filter-1 Clean Air Consultants; General Biodiesel Inc.; Geometrica Inc.; GE Energy; Helix Mirco Inc.; Oakland County, Mich., Government; Rockwell Automation; Synergics Energy Services; LLC, VASA Associations Inc.; and Vista International Inc.
All companies included in the mission have a focus on clean energy and energy efficiency technologies or services such as renewable energy, clean coal, or environmental technologies including air pollution abatement, water, waste or instrumentation and monitoring equipment. During the mission, delegates are meeting one-on-one with prescreened potential partners, agents, distributors, licensees and retailers in each of the six cities.
India is a market of particular interest to Despatch due to the strong business prospects in solar and wind energy. Despatch Industries has a portfolio of innovative solar cell manufacturing equipment and provides the equipment and technology for oxidation ovens used in the manufacture of carbon fiber. India is experiencing incredible growth and a corresponding demand for energy. Currently India is the world's fourth largest energy consumer, with the majority of the cities and villages lacking adequate energy. The clean technology investments in both China and India are predicted to be vast over the next ten years.
Despatch Industries is the leading global provider of thermal processing and environmental simulation solutions. Founded in 1902, privately owned Despatch Industries is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customer needs through innovative research and development. Over the past century, Despatch has influenced the world's greatest innovations, and most recently in the areas of energy, semiconductor and carbon fiber.
For more information on Despatch visit our website: http://www.despatch.com