Category Archives: News

Agracel Building Sells

Bedford, PA – The Agracel Industrial Center, located in Bedford Township, recently sold to new owner 550 Sunnyside Road, LLC. Agracel Inc., based in Effingham, Illinois, purchased the former Hedstrom facility in 2006. The property had been vacant since Hedstrom’s closing in 2004. “During our 11-years of ownership, we made significant investments in the property… Read More »

BCDA celebrates an active, successful year of economic development

BEDFORD, SPRINGS — The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Bedford County Development Association was a celebration of accomplishment and promise for the future of economic growth in Bedford County and the region. Held at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort and Spa on August 11, 2017, the program was introduced by Doug Gerber, plant manager at… Read More »

Bedford County represented at International Summit

Terri Brumbaugh, VP of BCDA, recently represented Bedford County at the 2017 SelectUSA Summit held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in Maryland. The Summit included over 2,000 participates from more than 60 countries.  As a part of the Pennsylvania delegation, Brumbaugh worked at the state’s booth and met with international businesses and site selectors.… Read More »

Saxton Resort Receives State Loan

Heritage Cove Resort Awarded Loan for Facility The Bedford County Development Association was awarded a $65,000, 15-year loan at three percent for the first seven years on behalf of Heritage Cove Resort to assist with the construction of an 8,700-square-foot boat storage facility.  Funds also will be used to pave 30 existing camp sites on… Read More »

Seton building to sell

The former Seton manufacturing plant is under contract for sale to Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a Maryland based company. With a 30-plus year history in Saxton, Seton announced that it was closing the plant in 2008.  The 274,000-sq. ft. facility has remained dormant since the facility closed. Green Leaf Medicals, based in Frederick, Maryland, will… Read More »

Local Businesses Learn About Public Loan Programs

Bedford – The Bedford County Development Association (BCDA) recently held a Financing Seminar to educate local businesses about public loan programs. Over thirty local businesses and bankers learned about loan programs available to a wide array of industries including agriculture, hospitality and tourism, manufacturing, child day-care, construction, developer, research & development, defense conversion, recycling, mining… Read More »

Rockland adds new facility – Grows into Cannondale Building

BEDFORD, PA — Rockland Manufacturing, a national leader in the production of heavy construction equipment attachments, will expand its operation in Bedford County with the company’s recent acquisition of the former Cannondale building. “The 221,000 sq. ft. facility, located in Bedford Township, will allow the company to significantly increase our current square footage in manufacturing… Read More »