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04
Nov

Bedford Technology to exhibit at the 2013 Greenbuild Expo

Bedford Technology will be exhibiting at the Greenbuild Expo held in Philadelphia this November 20-22, 2013. We are looking forward to presenting our recycled plastic lumber products at this years show. Join us in the City of Brotherly Love for this exciting event! Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz…

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07
Aug

Bedford Tech partnered with Coach Cliff to bring the joys of Gaga Ball to the 2013 Boy Scout Jambore

At this year’s 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree, Bedford Tech donated a Gaga Ball pit made of plastic lumber to the event. The inventor of Gaga Ball Pits, Coach Cliff, also donated one made of regular wood. Attracting more than 50,000 kids and adults each year, the Boy Scout Jamboree encourages active living for families as well as activities to keep kids moving, making Gaga Ball such a great fit for…

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11
Apr

Bedford Operating Status Update

As of 8:30 this morning, April 12th, our local utility company has restored partial power to Wortington.  This power is allowing us to run limited production, and open our office to respond to phone calls and e-mails.  Please be aware that our e-mail system has been up and down over the last 48 hours, and there is a chance that e-mails sent to us during this time never were recieved.…

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13
Feb

Bedford Technology showcased in Enterprise Minnesota Magazine

When you recycle a plastic milk jug in Minnesota, chances are good that it will travel to the Southwest corner of the state, reaching its final destination at Bedford Technology in Worthington. To make its recycled plastic lumber products, the company takes in about 16 million pounds of recycled high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic every year. If you’re counting, that’s about 128 million milk jugs. Stacked end to end, they would…

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11
Jan

Wood Plastic Composites vs. Bedford Plastic Composites

At the recent Greenbuild Expo in San Francisco I was hit with a realization about our products and other composite products like ours.  People do not know who we are and more importantly what our products are made of.  Sound like a strange question. Actually it was for me when I first came to Bedford just over two years ago.  I thought composites were composites, but I was gravely wrong.  There are significant…

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12
Nov

Greenbuild 2012 San Francisco

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work, and a unique energy is sparked. Participants are invigorated. Inspired. They find themselves equipped to return to their jobs with a renewed passion and…

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12
Mar

Santa Cruz Harbor uses FiberForce Material in rebuild

Challenge: On Friday March 11, 2011 a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck Japan….5 hours later the earthquakes effects were starting to be felt on the West Coast of the United States. Santa Cruz Harbor, shown here, was dramatically affected by the surge of the Tsunami.  Starting at about 7: 45 AM, the tsunami-related surge entered the harbor and severely damaged several docks and dozens of boats at the Harbor. The harbor is…

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09
Nov

Bedford Technology LLC announces acquisition of plastics division assets of Virginia Harbor Services

Bedford Technology LLC is pleased to announce the closing of its acquisition of the assets of the plastics division of Virginia Harbor Services, Inc.  Among the assets acquired by Bedford Technology are the production equipment, tooling, trademarks and patents associated with the SeaPile, SeaTimber, SeaCamel and EcoBoard product lines previously manufactured by Virginia Harbor Services (also known as Seaward).  Bedford Technology will continue to manufacture these products at the facility…

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03
Oct

2011 NRPA Congress & Exposition November 1-3 in Atlanta, GA

Exercise your mind with thousands of other professionals in the Park & Recreation industry.  This years event is taking place at the Georgia World Congress center.  Professionals from design, recreational, site amentities, product manufactures alike will be showcasing their products and specialties in their specific area.  Takes some time and visit Megan Prins at booth #1845 to see how Bedford Technology is involved with the Park & Rec industry. For more information…

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15
Sep

2011 ALSA Annual Meeting & Expo – October 20th – Nov 2 in San Diego, CA

Over 6,000 Landscape architect professionals will be attending this years event in San Diego, CA.  Bedfords plastic lumber products have been used in many applications in this industry over the years. Whether for playground structures, retaining walls, site amenities or other customer products we have found many applications for our products in this industry. Come out and visit our Sales Manager, Doug Johnson at this years event at booth #1542 to discuss your ideas further.…

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