CPEG, Inc.

About Our Companies

CPEG – A 100% Employee-Owned Holding Company

CPEG was created in 2016 as a holding company to help provide customers with the best bulk handling and processing equipment. With CPEG, four companies offer a comprehensive range of powder and bulk solids handling and processing equipment. The CPEG family of brands includes Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Heyl Patterson Thermal Processing, S. Howes, and Sly.

With more than 500+ years of combined experience, we don’t mind showing our age. Because with age, our customers get more.

More Brands

Customers have access to four industry powerhouse brands in the powder & bulk solids handling industry.

More Equipment

Our comprehensive line of equipment includes conveyors, dryers, coolers, calciners, mixers, dust collectors, and more.

More Experience

With 500+ years of combined group experience in a wide variety of industries, customers can rely on CPEG.

More Testing Capabilities

Our 15,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art test lab provides the platform to simulate field operation and solve complex process solutions.

CPEG was officially formed as a 100% employee-owned holding company in the second quarter of 2016. “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. “With one parent company we can better respond to customer needs,” continued Schieber.

Our Brands

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.

Heyl Patterson Thermal Processing

Heyl Patterson Thermal Processing was created to provide reliable, custom-engineered, energy-efficient solutions for your drying, cooling, or calcining needs. Originally founded in 1874 as the Edwin Renneburg & Sons Co. of Baltimore, and later the Renneburg Division of Heyl & Patterson, the new Heyl Patterson Thermal Processing is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CPEG. The name has changed a bit, but the same team of experienced engineers and craftsmen continue to produce innovative thermal processing equipment handling powders and bulk solids in the chemical, minerals, food, catalyst, metals, and biomass industries.

S. Howes LLC

S. Howes, Inc. was founded in 1856, and is known for its diverse, comprehensive 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.


Sly was founded as a manufacturer of foundry equipment in 1874. Since then, the company expanded into other industries and has been at the forefront of industrial dust collection and air pollution equipment. In 1902, Sly Inc. registered the patent for the first-ever cloth-type dust collector. Each piece of equipment is custom designed and built for the unique application, ensuring customers have the cleanest air possible.