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Teva Pharmaceuticals in Forest, Virginia currently employs more than 200 people.

One of Bedford County’s largest employers will close at the end of 2020. TEVA Pharmaceuticals’  423,553 sq. ft. manufacturing facility is listed for sale through its real estate firm, JLL. The building offers production space, quality, control labs, packaging, distribution, and office space all under one roof. For more information about the facility, read the real estate brochure.

Additionally, Abbott Laboratories, is located in nearby Altavista. Abbott makes pediatric nutritional products including Similac and Pedialyte, plus adult and therapeutic nutritional products such as Ensure and Abound/Juven.

These are just two examples of pharmaceutical and food processing companies that show that we have a skilled and available workforce that makes us the perfect location for your business.

Call the Office of Economic Development in Bedford County and ask about the Enterprise Zones and Technology Zones in our business parks. Plus, ask us about incentives for locating your business here. Our number is 540-587-5670.

Pharmaceutical firms in this region:
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