Story:

The U.S. Government Ballpoint Pen

1968

The U.S. Government Ballpoint PenNIB adds SKILCRAFT® ballpoint pens to the Procurement List and begins selling them to the federal government, creating 125 new jobs for people who are blind and marking NIB’s entry into production of writing instruments. That same year, the number of agencies associated with NIB grows to 78, with a total of 4,600 employees who are blind.