THE LEADER IN WHEEL SET SOLUTIONS
TRACTION & ENGINE GEARING
FOR FREIGHT RAIL
GEARING FOR SEVERE ENVIRONMENTS:
MINING & INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
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.
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.Read more about Penn Machine’s Transit Division >
Penn Locomotive Gear (PLG) manufactures a full range of gears, pinions and armature shafts for freight and commuter rail applications worldwide.Read more about Penn Locomotive Gears >
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.Read more about Industrial Markets >
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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A few of the many types of gears we produce are: