About Us

Who We Are

CHCFrontSignConveyor Handling Company has been a leader in providing quality, cost-effective material handling solutions since 1975. Located in Elkridge on the southwest side of Baltimore, Maryland, with offices in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, the company has successfully partnered with customers offering them custom solutions for their unique material handling challenges. Conveyor Handling Company has developed and maintained relationships with private and public companies nationwide, as well as US and State government agencies. Furthermore, we have been recognized repeatedly by major manufacturers and integrators as a top performing solutions provider.

When you choose Conveyor Handling Company as your Material Handling Systems Integrator, you partner with our highly skilled in-house team of professionals through every phase of your project. From design to after commissioning service, our in-house team of sales, engineers, project managers, installation crews and service technicians determine the solution that best fits your needs. Customer satisfaction will always remain our top priority. From purchasing equipment to a full turnkey solution, Conveyor Handling Company will provide a worry-free process; increasing productivity and profit by improving material handling efficiency.

Every project is managed by our in-house team with:

  • innovation and creativity
  • extensive industry knowledge
  • value and integrity


  • Jean Rittermann

    As President and Owner since 1985, Jean provides visionary and strategic leadership within the company. She oversees the company’s operations to insure efficiency, quality, service and cost effective management of resources. Jean sets the overall direction of the company to help promote revenue, profitability, and growth; and is focused on planning, developing, and implementing strategies to attain company objectives.

  • Rich Rittermann
    Vice President of Operations

    Richard, Owner and Vice President of Operations, joined Conveyor Handling Company in 1976 with a strong mechanical and electrical background. During his 40+ years at Conveyor Handling Company, he has remained an integral member and has been instrumental in the continued development and growth of the company through sales and management of the 50+ employees.

  • Doug Rittermann
    Director of Sales

    As Director of Sales, Doug provides guidance and support to the Conveyor Handling Company sales team. He began his sales career in 1999, and is the third generation to be a part of CHC. His experience with the company began at a very early age. Over the years he has seen the many different challenges our customers face in their operations.  Doug’s many years of involvement has helped him to understand how we can best serve our customers’ needs. He is committed to making sure Conveyor Handling Company is always doing whatever it takes to help our customers at the highest possible level.

  • Michael Collins
    Director of Operations

    Michael brings to Conveyor Handling over 10 years of design and implementation experience in the field of industrial automation. Utilizing the industry’s leading tools and products, Michael has the expertise to provide customers with anything from small system changes to full turnkey controls solutions, including cutting edges WMS/WCS, high-speed sortation, machine vision and data acquisition systems.

  • Jeff Grim
    Director of Installation, Planning & Development

    As Director of Installation, Planning & Development, Jeff ensures that all aspects of a customer’s project create a positive experience with results and exceed any and all expectations. This includes job promptness and a safe environment for everyone involved. With over 25 years with CHC, Jeff's field experience, his understanding of conveyors and related material handling equipment, his attention to detail, and his ability to manage our installations exemplify his commitment to the execution of our installation projects.

  • George Foy
    Director of Service Operations

    With over 35 years of experience in the service arena, George prides himself in his communication with the customer from start to finish, providing real time solutions and same day service with cost effective pricing. He manages a staff of over 15 mechanics, dedicated to providing emergency service and preventative maintenance to customers. George was very instrumental in the expansion of the service department in Souderton, Pennsylvania in 2010.

  • Erich Gebhardt
    Installation Manager

    Erich began his employment at Conveyor Handling Company in March of 1987 as an apprentice in the installation department. After several years of training, he acquired the skills necessary to also perform service work for the company. Throughout his tenure with the company, he has risen from the on-site supervisor overseeing 15-20 conveyor mechanics to Mechanical Installation Manager where his responsibilities include scheduling crews, coordinating material, and monitoring the progress of the daily installations, as well as, estimating labor necessary for future projects.

  • Don Hueg
    New Business Development

    Don brings over 15 years of experience in Material Handling Equipment Sales and Marketing. His expertise has led Conveyor Handling to project opportunities with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies throughout the country. He is also responsible for Website Development, Social Media Marketing and SEO.