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Washington Chain Announces Bedford Technology Distributorship for Pacific Northwest

Posted on June 12, 2017


Marine and Industrial Rigging specialist, Washington Chain & Supply, Inc. (WCS) President Gabriel Benavidez today has announced that WCS has been awarded a distributorship by Bedford Technology LLC as the exclusive Pacific Northwest distributor for Bedford’s engineered composite construction materials, made from recycled plastics.  The distribution territory ranges from the Oregon/California border through Alaska and includes the Western Canadian provinces.

Mr. Benavidez continued: “Washington Chain & Supply is pleased with the opportunity to work with Bedford Technology LLC in this important class of product.  This demonstrates that WCS will aggressively seek to grow its business through new products and product lines. Furthermore, WCS will compete in a manner that is healthy, clean & green for the benefit of our Community, State and the Oceans that give us our livelihoods.”

Bedford Technology LLC President & CEO, Jeff Breitzman, stated: “WCS has over 60 years of expertise in manufacturing and distributing dock & deck marine equipment in the Pacific Northwest and we believe that this partnership will not only help both our companies grow but also provide our Ports huge savings in maintenance costs. Coastal communities will save money through these non-polluting, long-lasting, structural materials with extraordinarily low total-cost-of-ownership.”

Steve Row, WCS VP of Sales added: “Bedford is one of the country’s most experienced and reliable commercial manufacturers in non-polluting, recycled plastic products.  This gives us a high degree of confidence that we will be able to provide our Ports facilities customers, in a timely manner, the advanced composite building materials they need for their facilities to withstand the relentless abuse received by port infrastructure in ocean and riparian environments.”

Jesse Hooge, Sales Director at Bedford, “This partnership brings together the long experience of WCS in selling and distributing equipment used in littoral environments with Bedford’s  deep expertise engineering and producing extremely durable marine products. The partnership also leverages WCS connections to industry in Western Canada .  We expect this arrangement will help grow the market for quality, low-total-cost-of-ownership, healthy, clean & green port facilities.”