County Employers

“We were welcomed and we were blessed to end up with an excellent workforce.”   – Sam Pratt, CEO, Rockland Manufacturing Co.

Bedford County’s Top 20 Employers

  1. Wal-Mart Associates
  2. New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co.
  3. Pennsylvania State Government
  4. Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa
  5. Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
  6. UPMC Bedford Memorial 
  7. Kennametal, Inc.
  8. Bedford Area School District
  9. Chestnut Ridge School District
  10. Truckstops of America Gateway Travel
  11. Everett Area School District
  12. Bedford County Commissioners
  13. Bedford Reinforced Plastics, Inc.
  14. Rockland Manufacturing Company
  15. SAC, Inc.
  16. Tussey Mountain School District
  17. Northern Bedford Co. School District
  18. Corle Building Systems, Inc.
  19. Ruggieri Enterprises
  20. Creative Pultrusions, Inc.

Source: Bedford County Chamber 2017

Walmart distribution center, Bedford

A listing of the top employers is only part of the picture of the county’s expanding economy. Bedford County — with its historic small towns, lovely viewscapes, variety of recreational opportunities and mountains — attracts visitors who spend more than $60 million in the county each year. Plus, the county has a strong agricultural base, with farm income of more than $100 million annually.