Jim Martin

Business, TCA

GE Transportation Wins Order for 50 Locomotives for Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

GE Transportation’s long drought order is starting to seem like a distant memory.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
June 25, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Wabtec to Merge With GE Transportation

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

GE Transportation, a foundation piece of the company built by inventor Thomas Edison, a business founded in Erie, Pa., and based there for most of its 110-year history, is merging with another Pennsylvania company in a deal worth $11.1 billion.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
May 22, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Will Wabtec Acquire GE Transportation?

General Electric

A flurry of reports over the past few days speculate that GE Transportation will be sold to a longtime supplier, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., which does business as Wabtec Corp.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
April 25, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Logistics Plus to Expand Pennsylvania Headquarters

Logistics Plus Headquarters Wikimedia

On July 13, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Logistics Plus, which handles transportation and logistics around the world, will expand its headquarters in Erie’s Union Station, creating 44 new jobs.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
July 18, 2017