Education & Training

A Bedford County Priority Bedford high students helped celebrate Manufacturing Day in the County.  The students learned about the many exciting opportunities available to them in a manufacturing career.  The event was hosted at Kennametal. Manufactures like Kennametal, MDL Manfacturing, Bedford Reinforced Plastics and Creative Pultrusions demonstrated for students and discussed the notion that modern… Read More »

Manufacturing videos explore job opportunities in “advanced” environment

A picture is worth 10,000 words When it comes to fulfilling careers, there are many ways to win. One of the most promising avenues to success in Bedford County is advanced manufacturing. This was the focus of two new video productions, one targeting 9th grade students, the other aimed at manufacturers. The videos were premiered… Read More »

New Foreign-Trade Zone Established Including Blair County

On January 6, 2016, Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #295, encompassing Blair, Bedford and Cambria counties, was awarded a Grant of Authority by the FTZ Board to establish and operate a regional based Alternative Site Framework FTZ program. Senator Pat Toomey, U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R–Sewickley, and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, all applauded the creation of… Read More »