THE LEADER IN WHEEL SET SOLUTIONS

TRACTION & ENGINE GEARING
FOR FREIGHT RAIL

GEARING FOR SEVERE ENVIRONMENTS:
MINING & INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

Setting the Standard for Excellence in OEM & Aftermarket Mass Transit, Rail & Industrial Wheels, Gears & Gearboxes

Penn Machine Co. manufactures wheels, wheelsets, trucks, axles, gears and gearboxes. Our equipment is used for OEM and aftermarket applications in the transit, railroad, industrial and mining sectors. We also service and rebuild transit gearboxes and wheelsets. The company was founded in 1920 as Penn Smokeless Coal Co. to manufacture replacement parts for coal mining equipment and service the mining industry. Penn Machine is headquartered in Johnstown, PA, and has operations in Johnstown and Blairsville, PA. We are part of The Marmon Group, a global organization of diverse businesses owned by Berkshire Hathaway Corp.

MASS TRANSIT

Penn Machine’s Transit Division (Penn Transit) offers a wide selection of resilient and solid wheels, standard and low-floor axles in solid and hollow designs, gearbox repair and the capability of assembling of complete wheels.

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RAIL

Penn Locomotive Gear (PLG) manufactures a full range of gears, pinions and armature shafts for freight and commuter rail applications worldwide.

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INDUSTRIAL

For nearly a century, Penn Machine and its predecessors have provided customers in the manufacturing and mining sectors with OEM and aftermarket gearing and gearboxes.

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ENGINEERING SERVICES

Our engineering department uses the most up-to-date computer software and hardware to prepare the necessary drawings that ensure dimensional accuracy of the wheels, gears and gear boxes we manufacture.
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GEARS FOR MASS TRANSIT

 A few of the many types of gears we produce are: