BLAIRSVILLE, Pa., July 22, 2021 – Penn Machine Co. (PMC), a supplier of OEM and aftermarket wheels, wheelsets, trucks, axles, and gears and gearboxes for transit, railroad, and industrial/mining applications, has named Brian Dry as the Eastern sales representative for the transit and locomotive sectors. Dry is responsible for supporting account management and new business development efforts east of the Mississippi, educating prospects and customers about PMC’s product and service portfolio, defining maintenance intervals and products to support customer operations, and guaranteeing a seamless buying experience. – 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.

Prior to joining PMC, Dry was inside sales and customer service manager with Orgo-Thermit. He has an MBA from Montclair (N.J.) State University and is a member of American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), and National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC).

“We’re excited about Brian’s strong sales background, relationship building skills, and applications knowledge and what those great attributes will bring to Penn Machine,” says Dan Marks, PMC vice president of sales.

Penn Machine Co. (PMC) was founded in 1920 as a coal company and pioneered the manufacture of quality replacement parts for coal mining equipment. Over the past century, PMC, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company, has grown to become a major supplier of heavy-duty OEM and aftermarket components, parts, and services for transit, railroad, mining, steel, construction, and general industrial applications domestically and internationally. PMC is comprised of three market-focused stand-alone business units: Transit, Locomotive, and Industrial/Mining, with operations in Johnstown and Blairsville, Pa. PMC is a member of Chicago-based Marmon Group LLC, an international association of more than 150 companies that operate independently within diverse business sectors. Marmon is a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A; BRK-B).

For more information, contact Dan Marks at 724-675-7127 or