July 31, 1986 — VF Corporation and Blue Bell Holding Company Inc. announced Tuesday the signing of an agreement whereby VF will purchase the stock of Blue Bell Holding Company.
Blue Bell Holding Company is the parent firm of Blue Bell Inc., which went private in 1984 through a leveraged buy-out. Blue Bell operated Page County plants at Luray and Shenandoah.
Plant officials here indicated the sale will have no immediate affect on present operations.
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