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News from November 2016


Valtim celebrates 30 years in Bedford County

November 29, 2016

Valtim, a multi-channel marketing and fulfillment firm in Forest, Virginia, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in October 2016. The company currently employs 170.

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Smyth Companies to expand custom label business in Bedford

November 21, 2016

Smyth Companies LLC of Bedford will invest more than $4.6 million at its Bedford facility and add a minimum of 16 full time jobs.

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NanoSeptic Self-Cleaning Surfaces Win Innovation Award at ISSA InterClean World Conference

November 17, 2016

NanoSeptic surfaces stood out from the crowd and took home the award for most innovative cleaning agent by making clean visible.

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Cost of Living for housing lowest in state

November 7, 2016

Housing in our region is the lowest in Virginia at 78.3 — on a scale with 100 being average —and grocery items the second lowest in the state at 90.5.

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