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National Industries for the Blind Ranks Among Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the Nation

APRIL 1, 2013, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, was named one of the best nonprofits for which to work in the nation by The NonProfit Times.

The NonProfit Times' 2013 “Best Nonprofits To Work For” study is a comprehensive assessment of how employees perceive their jobs, covering topics that range from leadership and compensation, to teamwork and work-life balance.

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National Industries for the Blind Marks 75 Years of Creating Employment Opportunities for People Who are Blind

New Survey Reveals More Education Needed to Reduce High Unemployment Among People Who Are Blind

Alexandria, VA, March 19, 2013 – This year marks the 75th anniversary of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment and training resource for people who are blind. This milestone is a timely opportunity to raise awareness about the capabilities of this highly-skilled yet often misunderstood workforce.

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America's Best-Kept Manufacturing Secret

America's Best-Kept Manufacturing Secret

Article in the Outdoor Retailer Daily (Day 3) from the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market; January 25, 2013

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National Industries for the Blind to Debut at Outdoor Retailer’s 2013 Winter Market

NIB to Showcase Outdoor Products Made by People Who Are Blind in Effort to Build Commercial Partnerships

January 23, 2013, Salt Lake City, UT – For the first time ever, National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, will attend the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. NIB (booth #62047) will join hundreds of the nation’s most popular outdoor retailers and manufacturers at the largest winter sports industry gathering in the world.

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National Industries for the Blind Supports Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

NIB Calls for Senate Support of United Nations’ Treaty

December 3, 2012, Alexandria, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s leading employment resource for people who are blind, announced their support for the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today. On the 20th International Day of Persons with Disabilities, NIB urges the Senate to ratify the treaty created by the United Nations that protects the rights of people living with disabilities, including equal treatment and non-discrimination in access to employment.

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National Industries for the Blind and NEXCOM Join Forces to Enhance Service to Customers

NIB President and CEO Kevin A. Lynch and NEXCOM Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Bianchi Sign Joint Statement of Guiding Principles

October 3, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) signed a joint statement of guiding principles during a special ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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National Industries for the Blind and DeCA Join Forces to Enhance Service to Customers

NIB President and CEO Kevin A. Lynch and DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu Sign Joint Vision Statement

October 3, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) signed a joint vision statement during a special ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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National Industries for the Blind and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service Join Forces to Enhance Service to Customers

NIB President and CEO Kevin A. Lynch and Exchange Director/CEO Tom A. Shull Sign Joint Statement of Guiding Principles

October 3, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) signed a joint statement of guiding principles during a special ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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National Industries for the Blind Named Best Place to Work in Virginia for Second Year in a Row

November 26, 2012, Alexandria, VA – For the second year in a row, National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s leading employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, was named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business magazine and Best Companies Group.

The Best Places to Work list is a comprehensive assessment of how employees perceive their jobs, covering topics that range from leadership and compensation, to teamwork and work-life balance.

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Survey Shows Greater Acceptance, Confidence and Support For Employing People Who Are Blind or Have Significant Disabilities

Private Sector and Individuals, Along with the Federal Government and Nonprofits, Have Important Roles to Play

New AbilityOne 75th Anniversary Website Now Available

WASHINGTON, DC, November 28, 2012 – According to a survey released today by the U.S. AbilityOne CommissionTM, Americans have growing confidence in the work capabilities of people who are blind or have significant disabilities, and they support programs such as the AbilityOne® Program even more strongly than results revealed in a similar study conducted in 2009.

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