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Johnstown, PA, January 14, 2021– Penn Machine, a manufacturer of wheels, wheelsets, axles, and EMD and GE locomotive gears for the railroad industry has been recognized as a Top 10 Rail Service Provider on the Commtrex Top 10 Rail Parts Suppliers List for the third year in a row. The Commtrex Rail Services Directory connects shippers and rail service providers across the United States and Canada with an interactive map, comparison features and customized details. Commtrex Top 10 lists are based on positive user engagement in the Directory and in the Railcar Storage Marketplace.

"We are deeply honored by our many great customers putting us on the same level as larger suppliers," says Dan Marks, Penn Machine's vice president of sales. "This award recognizes that we are fulfilling our mission to offer durable components that last longer than competitors' products. It also shows that ​we are deeply committed to helping railroads make the best use of their locomotive assets to meet the demands of Precision Scheduled Railroading, and ​that railroads are looking to Penn Machine to provide them with the industry's least expensive cost per mile."

Penn Machine Co. manufactures wheels, wheelsets, axles, gears and gearboxes for OEM and aftermarket applications in the transit, railroad, oil & gas, industrial and mining sectors. The company also services and rebuilds transit gearboxes and wheelsets. Founded in 1920 as a supplier of replacement parts for coal mining equipment, the company is headquartered in Johnstown, PA, and has operations in Johnstown and Blairsville, PA. Penn Machine is part of The Marmon Industrial Gear Group, a Marmon/Berkshire-Hathaway Company.

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