News & Updates

Safe Measures that Make Sense  Posted on: August 21st, 2019

Slips, trips and falls from elevated work surfaces — including ladders, catwalks, platforms, stairs and elevated floors — pose a substantial injury risk. Bedford’s fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) products are designed to keep workers safe on all levels of the...

How Tariffs Affect the FRP vs. Steel Debate  Posted on: June 13th, 2019

Bedford was recently featured in a U.S. News & World Report article on businesses benefiting from the trade war with China. As tariffs push steel prices higher, companies are turning to FRP as a cost-competitive choice. The cost benefit paired...

FRP is Built to Outlast Mother Nature  Posted on: April 11th, 2019

If not for Mother Nature, nearly all materials would last a long time. Because we can’t control Mother Nature, we need to control the materials we use. Perhaps the best example of how pultruded and molded FRP materials hold up...

FRP – The Smart Alternative to Aluminum  Posted on: February 6th, 2019

With aluminum prices on the rise, it makes sense to look for other options. Bedford’s fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) profiles offer comparable strength along with superior resistance to electricity and corrosion. FRP vs aluminum Let’s compare pultruded GFRP with 6061-T651...