About S. Howes

For over 160 years, S. Howes has designed and manufactured industrial processing equipment for mixing, conveying, screening, size reduction & filtration processes. Our robust and proven equipment solutions have supported industries such as biofuels, chemicals & plastics, food & pet food processing, forest products, minerals processing, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, oil & gas, and waste & recycling.

Customers trust the experts at S. Howes to build custom, engineered-to-order equipment focusing on quality workmanship that delivers the most reliable performing machines for their process lines.

Proven Leaders In Process Machinery

Located in Silver Creek, New York, S. Howes was established in 1856 and manufactured separating and screening equipment for the process of grain cleaning. Over the decades, the company began manufacturing additional processing equipment for other industries. From some of the most abrasive chemicals to sweets and candies, S. Howes became known for building the highest quality custom equipment for industries worldwide.

In 2016, S. Howes was acquired by Carrier Process Equipment Group, Inc. (CPEG). CPEG provides access to complimentary equipment for complete systems integration

Interesting Facts

  • We have built over 118,000 machines since 1856
  • We maintain drawings & records for virtually every machine built and securely file these in 1 of our 3 vaults
  • We actually had our own fire department at the turn of the previous century
  • Numerous historical feed mills continue to operate our equipment today – many were built out of wood

Built To Last A Lifetime.

Better steel. Better welds. Better quality. Made in America.

S. Howes Process Equipment


Today, S. Howes offers superior, quality-built mixers and blenders, screw conveyors, screeners and sifters, lump breakers, knife cutters, power graters, separators, grain cleaners, thermal processors and pressure leaf filters for a wide variety of processing industries. Our customers hold us to the highest standard of quality, which is why our promise of better steel, better welds, and better quality, handmade-in-America equipment results in long-lasting durability. In fact, you’ll find equipment that was installed 75 years ago that still efficiently processes materials.