Chairman's Profile

Mr. Deepak Pahwa is the Chairman, Pahwa Group and Managing Director of Bry-Air (Asia). The Pahwa Group, where innovation is life, is the fastest growing Adsorption Technology Group in the world. Under his leadership, the group has filed 132 patent applications for 13 new technologies, at national and international level, 57 patent granted / already allowed.

In 1979, he set up the first company in the group, Arctic India Sales, introducing dehumidification in India. Subsequently, he set-up Bry-Air (Asia), Desiccant Rotors International, Delair India and Technical Drying services.

An alumnus of IT-BHU, Mr. Pahwa has been honored with several awards, including the “Leadership Award 2013” by IACC for his dynamic leadership. He was also awarded a “National Award 2011 in Research & Development” in (Medium Enterprise) by MSME, the “IT-BHU Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award 2009-10”, and also the “Entrepreneur Of The Year Award” in 1987 in the SME entrepreneur category, to name just a few.

Mr. Pahwa is a Fellow, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers) and serves on several technical committees of ASHRAE. A life member of ASHRAE as well as ISHRAE, he has been recognized and honored by various industry associations for his contribution in enhancing India’s role in providing the best in the next class technologies from India to the world. He has also introduced many new technologies in field of dehumidification, IAQ and many others in India since 1979. He has played an active role in connecting the European Air-conditioning federation, REHVA, to the Indian industry.

Currently, he is the Chairman, Committee on Innovation, PHD Chamber and also serves on the Chamber’s Managing Committee. He has also served as the National President, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as the Convener, FICCI MSME Committee.

He is an advocate of collaborative work for advancing knowledge and works with the specialists, in the field of Adsorption and airgineering technologies, in the academia as well as the industry experts, not only from India but all over the world including Japan, Singapore, Korea, Turkey, Europe and USA.

With almost 50 years of experience in engineering & marketing of HVAC&R, Airgineering & Environmental Control Technologies, his success mantra is “Innovation is Life“. He believes that with the right amount of inspiration, encouragement and knowledge, ordinary people can achieve extraordinary work.

He has institutionalized innovation within the organization so that every employee learns to be an innovator and rewarded for their contribution.

For the industry at large, through the Bry-Air Learning Initiative, BALI, he has initiated study tours for engineering students to visit ACREX to enhance their knowledge and understanding. The Bry-Air Awards for Excellence in HVAC&R instituted in 2005 to recognize innovative work done within the Indian HVAC&R industry was organized as an annual program for 10 years, till 2015.

For the Society at large, Mr. Pahwa, taking inspiration from his grandfather, Padma Shri, Rai Bahadur Dr. Mathra Das Pahwa, a renowned Eye surgeon and a dedicated philanthropist, Mr. Pahwa has mandated through the group’s CSR initiatives work on providing education, skill development health & hygiene and opportunities in sports for enriching the lives of the underprivileged and differently abled. Another focus area is working towards environmental sustainability, both through the technologies being introduced as well the contributions and support provided to environmentalists.

About The Group And Company

Pahwa Group is a rapidly growing industrial group with plants in India, wholly owned subsidiaries in subsidiaries in China, Malaysia, Brazil, Nigeria and Switzerland, and associate plant in USA, with offices in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Philippines, Korea, Japan, Canada, Nigeria, South Africa and S. Arabia, an office & warehouse in Sharjah – UAE, apart from the ten 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 Humidity/Moisture Control/Removal, Drying, Gas Phase Filtration, Adsorption Cooling and High Temperature Heat Recovery.

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.


The Group

Bry-Air Prokon

Bry-Air, a Pahwa group company, is a global solution provider for complete environmental control with a specialization in humidity control, dehumidification, drying, storage, preservation, gas phase filtration and plastics auxiliaries supported by state-of-the-art facilities, worldwide operations and customers in almost every industry ....


Desiccant Rotors International . . . DRI, an ISO certified company is a global provider of components, products and systems for energy recovery, IAQ, fresh air treatment, evaporative cooling, humidification, RH control and green buildings.


Delair India, a Pahwa Enterprise, is a technology leader in compressed air drying, ISO 9001:2008 certified. Delair is a associate group company of Bry-Air Asia and is of approved list of all leading consultants. Delair's range of products are energy efficient and Eco Friendly.


Technical Drying Services (TDS) a Pahwa Enterprise provides rental solutions for short term humidity related problems. TDS provides all the required equipments to maintain the desired conditions along with technical manpower. The organization is geared for quick response & has substantial capacity to meet any moisture and water damage related problem.


Bry-Air PROKON has developed a unique range of products for industrial applications,focused on the measurement of moisture content in a wide-range of bulk materials: organic and synthetic.


Accentium Web Pvt Ltd is a young and dynamic Internet company in India with a competent business and technical and a vision to be one of the leading players in the Consumer Internet space in India.

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