Mr. Deepak Pahwa is the Group Chairman, Pahwa Enterprises and Managing Director of Bry-Air (Asia) Pvt. Ltd. Bry-Air is a global player in desiccant drying. The group has 1200+ employees in 6 continents & 12 manufacturing plants.
An alumni of BHU, Mr. Pahwa has been honored with several awards. The most recent being the National Award 2011 in Research & Development (Medium Enterprise), 3rd prize, by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) and EEPC India National Award for Export Excellence during 2011-12.
In the past, he has been awarded the “Entrepreneur of the year award” in the SME entrepreneur category in 1987, the NIRATA Export Award for the year 2001. He has also been honored with IT-BHU Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, The Lifetime Achievement Award at The 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Awards 2011 and Leadership Award 2013 by IACC for his role and contribution in putting India on the global map in the HVAC&R sector. He has over 30 years of experience in engineering & marketing of HVAC&R, Airgineering & Environmental Control Technologies.
Mr. Pahwa is Fellow, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers) and serves on several technical committees. He is a life member of ISHRAE.
He is a managing committee member, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and has been the National President, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as an independent Director on Boards of a few listed companies.
Mr. Pahwa has always promoted the cause of technology, innovation and knowledge dissemination. He instituted the “Bry-Air Awards for Excellence in HVAC&R” to encourage innovation in the industry. Bry-Air Awards are now in its ninth year.
Under his leadership, Bry-Air has recently filed for 6 international patents to add to its list of existing 7 patents.
Bry-Air also strongly believes that it has a responsibility towards the development of the community. As a part of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), Bry-Air has taken initiatives, focused on three main areas; Right to vision, Right to Education and Environment Protection.
About the Group and Company
Pahwa Enterprises is a rapidly growing industrial group with plants in India, wholly owned subsidiaries in Malaysia and China, a licensee in Brazil and associate plant in USA, with offices in Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Turkey, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Australia, an office & warehouse in Sharjah – UAE, apart from the nine offices in India. The core manufacturing strengths of the member companies of the group is 'Air engineering' and 'Environmental Control Technologies'.
The two flagship companies in the group are Bry-Air Asia and DRI (Desiccant Rotors International).
Bry-Air is a global solution provider for complete environmental control with a specialization in humidity control, dehumidification, gas phase filtration and plastics auxiliaries.
DRI is a global provider of components, products and systems for energy recovery, IAQ, ventilation, humidity control, evaporative cooling and humidification and is active participant in Green Building movement worldwide.