Blairsville, PA, May 19, 2015 – Penn Machine Co., a supplier of OEM and aftermarket gears, gearboxes, wheels, wheelsets and trucks for transit, railroad and industrial/mining applications, has hired Dan Marks as Director of Sales, Transit Division. In that capacity, Mr. Marks, an O’Hara Township resident, is responsible for the Division’s sales and marketing activities, including establishing sales plans and budgets, and managing teams of inside and outside salespeople. He brings to the position more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the transit and OEM sectors. Mr. Marks is a graduate of Mercyhurst College.

“We are pleased to have Mr. Marks on our team,” says Donald Sweeney, General Manager of Penn Machine’s Transit Division. “His experience and contacts in the transit industry should help us to strengthen relationships with established customers and expand our customer base.”

Penn Machine Co. manufactures gears, gearboxes and wheels for OEM and aftermarket applications in the transit, railroad, 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 Group, a global organization of manufacturers owned by Berkshire Hathaway Corp.

For more information, contact Dan Marks at 724.675.7127 or