Process Systems and Equipment

Why GPE: high-quality custom processing equipment for over 110 years

GPE has been manufacturing the highest quality custom fabricated alloy processing equipment for the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical industries for over 110 years in Philipsburg, Pa.

Engineering Support

Our full applications engineering department has years of experience in designing equipment to improve your process by providing solutions to mixing and compounding challenges. A full design engineering staff provides the resources to move the equipment design from concept to the shop floor and on to your facility. Improved designs will ultimately provide a better, more efficient process leading to increased flexibility and profits.

One-stop Source

GPE is your source for complete service, from initial process design and evaluation to final start up along with in-process maintenance and service of your equipment. Our Factory Acceptance Testing (F.A.T.) facility and full quality control department is available for the inspection, documentation and testing of your equipment before it ever leaves our plant. GPE's exclusive two-year limited warranty backs up your equipment after shipment.

State-of-the-Art Facility

Our state-of-the-art fabricating facility along with a dedicated workforce are ready to provide your company with a source for an unparalleled variety of tanks, kettles and custom designed processing equipment to meet your processing requirements.

Equipment Durability

GPE’s reputation for providing the most durable agitation equipment worldwide for processing products with viscosities exceeding two million CPS has made us the leading source of specialty designed and fabricated agitation systems. Our complete line of agitation systems includes single motion, double motion, dual action and propeller mixer systems. We also manufacture high shear mixers highlighted by our Tri-Mix™ Turbo Shear™.


GPE actively partners with universities to improve our processes and stay innovative while providing students with the real-world experience.  Some of our research partners include Penn State Department of Food SciencePenn State College of Engineering, The Learning FactoryPenn State Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and the Purdue University Department of Food Science.