Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG) Announces Strategic New Hire

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Peter Harper joins Jamaica Bearings Group’s Rail and Transit Team as Director of Business Development – Rail. Harper brings a wealth of experience to the team and will play a key role in JBG’s continued efforts to develop and deliver innovative supply chain solutions to its global rail and transit customers.

Peter Harper, JBG's DIrector of Business Development - Rail

Peter Harper, JBG's DIrector of Business Development - Rail

“Peter Harper’s experience in sales and project management will help JBG develop new and better services to meet the ever-changing demands of the OEMs and MROs we serve.

Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG) announces the appointment of Peter Harper as Director of Business Development - Rail. His 15 years of experience supporting sales, customer service, and project management of new rolling stock and MRO services in the passenger rail market will benefit the organization, their supplying partners, and those they serve.

Founded in 1925, JBG has established itself as the industry’s leading rail and transit distribution channel. JBG’s Rail & Transit Group is the largest aftermarket distributor of bearings to the Class I Rail, Commuter Rail, and Bus authorities across the United States. With a dedicated and highly trained sales and support staff, combined with one of the largest inventories in the industry, JBG offers its rail and transit customers world-class service. According to JBG’s Vice President of Industrial Sales, Carlton Harvey, “Peter Harper’s experience in sales and project management will help JBG develop new and better services to meet the ever-changing demands of the OEMs and MROs we serve. I look forward to the developments Peter and my team will bring to the global rail market.”

Harper received a Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY, and is an active member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Prior to accepting the appointment at JBG, he served as Director of Sales and Project Management for the transit division of Penn Machine Company LLC in Blairsville, PA. Previously, Harper served as Director of Project Management for Westcode Incorporated in West Chester, PA.

About Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG)
Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG) SDVOSB is an authorized stocking distributor for over 100 leading manufacturers of bearings, seals, and other highly engineered, long lead-time products. Est. in 1925, JBG is now the leading value-added provider of supply chain management, kitting, engineering, and logistics services to the Global Aerospace, Defense, Hi-tech Industrial, Rail & Transit markets.

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