U.S. Representative Joyce Presents Bedford Reinforced Plastics with Congressional Record

Bedford Reinforced Plastics hosted U.S. Representative John Joyce, M.D. (R-PA) at its Bedford, Pennsylvania, headquarters on May 31. Congressman Joyce presented the company with a Congressional Record, commemorating Bedford Reinforced Plastics’ milestone 50 years of business success and the economic impact of its five decades of operation in Bedford County.

Congressman Joyce recognized Bedford Reinforced Plastics on the house floor on May 31, 2024, sharing the company’s history and important contributions to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In his closing remarks to Members of Congress, he congratulated the company on its “massive accomplishment.” The Congressional Record is the official publication of daily proceedings and remarks of the United States Congress.

Congressional Record on top of historic background with blue overlay.

Rep. Joyce toured Bedford’s state-of-the-art manufacturing and fabrication facilities that produce its extensive line of fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP) products for U.S. and global markets. The company has invested in creating new technologies and highly innovative production methods throughout the past five decades, continually enhancing its industry-leading structural fiberglass products. Bedford Reinforced Plastics is also utilizing the latest developments in robotics and 3D printing.

Male factory employee wearing blue shirt and arms crossed. Bedford 50th logo on left side.

“We are honored by the recognition bestowed upon us by Congressman Joyce,” said Thomas Wright, Bedford Reinforced Plastics business development director. “We’re proud to celebrate our 50th anniversary with our dedicated employees and share this distinction with the community that has supported the company through the years.”

As Bedford Reinforced Plastics commemorates this significant milestone, it continues to build upon its success by planning for the next 50 years.

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