Brenco, which is part of Amsted Industries Incorporated and a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings for the railroad industry, has hired more than 45 new employees since November, according to information from the company. 20 openings remain with the company and another increase in production may soon bring many more openings.
Brenco is the leading producer of bearings in the country. The 61-year-old company is a one-stop shop for railroad tapered roller bearings. The entire process happens in the facility’s five plants, allowing Brenco to produce the highest quality product. Brenco, located in Petersburg, is 100 percent employee owned.