Textile Connect

Industries of the Blind (Greensboro)

914 W Gate City Blvd #920
Greensboro, NC 27403

Contact Info

Phone: 800-909-7086

About Our Company

Primary Industry Classification: Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchants Wholesalers
Secondary Industry Classification: Broom, Brush, and Mop Manufacturing
Established: 1933
Put simply, we make things. After we make them, we store them and after we store them, we ship them. We do all this to the highest standards, including ISO 9001. Industries of the blind is a not for profit manufacturing company that employs people who are blind or visually impaired. IOB is a manufacturer of apparel for the US Army and Navy. IOB produces moisture wicking t-shirts, long sleeve flight deck jerseys, and Improved Physical Fitness Uniform pants. IOB has made cargo parachutes, cargo nets, chemical suit bags, ballistic nape pads, and helmet covers. We are a complete cut and sew operation using automated equipment to digitize, create markers, spread, and cut fabrics. IOB also produces office products such as ink pens, clipboards, mop heads, and mop handles. We also have the capability to perform distribution services for companies as we operate a 157,000 sq ft building to pick/pack/ship product all over the world for the Dept of Defense.

Our Brands

Northern Outfitters
SKILCRAFT
Department of Defense

Our Capabilities

Apparel Market specializing in moisture wicking and extreme weather clothing
Other specializing in brooms, janitor supplies, clipboards, pens
Protection & Military Market specializing in hydration carriers, ballistic napes pads

What Makes Us Unique

Certifications: ISO 9001
Equipment List: Use a wide variety of sewing machines to include companies such as Juki, Singer, Union Special, Sun Star, Lectra cutting/spreading equipment, MAS500 ER.
Delivery Radius: Anywhere in the world
Other: Employ blind people. Industries of the Blind uses lean principals in the manufacturing of both sewn products as well as commodities. Quality is of the highest standards and is achieved while still adhering to the mission of the company to employ people who are blind or visually impaired.

Industries We Serve

Military
Specializing in Specializing in apparel (moisture wicking t-shirts
With a typical monthly production volume of 1 - 100,000
Government
Specializing in Industries of the Blind uses lean principals in t
With a typical monthly production volume of 1 - 100,000
Retail Trade
Specializing in Specializing in apparel (cold weather clothing)
With a typical monthly production volume of 1 - 10,000