Carrier Vibrating Equipment Announces the creation of New Holding Company, CPEG, and the Addition of S. Howes LLC

July 20, 2016 - "Company News"

Kentucky-based Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc., internationally known for outstanding innovation in the field of vibratory technology, and New York-based S. Howes LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of processing equipment, announced the creation of CPEG (Carrier Process Equipment Group, Inc.), the new holding company under which Carrier Vibrating and S. Howes will operate. 

"We are excited to bring together some of the industry's leading processing and material handling companies," said Douglas A. Schieber, CEO of CPEG, and President and CEO of Carrier Vibrating Equipment. "Carrier and S. Howes are recognized for innovation and advancement, and hold more than 100 patents and an array of proprietary technologies. By leveraging the capabilities of both businesses we can deliver new solutions to our customers."

Both Carrier Vibrating Equipment and S. Howes design and manufacture equipment for bulk solids handling and processing applications. Their combined product lines include: dryers, coolers, feeders, screeners, filters, size reduction equipment, mixers, separators, conveyors, spiral elevators, shakeouts, and recycling equipment.

"Carrier Vibrating Equipment has always been a technological leader and innovator of process machinery," said Fred Mertz, president and owner of S. Howes LLC, "and we look forward to the synergies that will result under CPEG."

CPEG was officially formed as a 100% employee-owned holding company in the second quarter of 2016.  The company plans to increase staff at both Carrier Vibrating Equipment and S. Howes as a result of the reorganization.

"With one parent company we can better respond to customer needs," continued Schieber. "We are bringing together the best and the brightest in our industry, and excited for continued future growth."

About Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc.
Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc. was established in 1950 and is internationally recognized for innovation in the field of vibratory technology. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of vibratory material handling and thermal processing equipment. Carrier Vibrating Equipment provides solutions to process a wide variety of materials including: chemicals, synthetics, foundry, glass, food, dairy, pharmaceuticals, explosives, wood, coal, metals, scrap and recycling.

About S. Howes, Inc.
S. Howes, Inc. was founded in 1855, and is known for its diverse product line of processing equipment and the long-life of its products. The company serves customers in the biofuel, chemical and plastic, food processing, forestry, mineral, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, waste and recycling industries among others.

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