Miner Announces John Swezey as President and General Manager

GENEVA, IL, USA – Railcar component manufacturer Miner Enterprises, Inc. has announced the appointment of John Swezey as its President and General Manager, effective November 1, 2023. Currently head of Miner subsidiary Powerbrace Corporation, Swezey will take over duties from Ric Biehl, who is retiring after 47+ years with Miner. [...]

Miner Enterprises, Inc. Remembers CEO David Withall

GENEVA, IL, USA — David Withall, Chief Executive Officer of Miner Enterprises, Inc. since 1999, has died after a brief illness. He was 78 years old.

During his tenure as the fourth CEO and Chairman of the privately owned, 129-year-year-old manufacturing company, based in Geneva, IL, Withall oversaw a dynamic period of innovation, diversification and growth for Miner. A leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of railcar components—including draft gears, brake beams, side bearings, running boards, outlet gates and rapid discharge systems—Miner products are utilized by railroads and freight car builders the world over. [...]