Press Releases

NIB reinforces its message by connecting with the media around the country, both as an organization and on behalf of our associated nonprofit agencies. Below are our most recent media releases.

NIB Celebrates SKILCRAFT U.S. Government Pen Milestone

Iconic product symbolizes capabilities of people who are blind   Alexandria, Virginia—National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the SKILCRAFT® U.S. Government Pen during 2018. The ubiquitous pen, released to the federal government in 1968, has become a beloved product among […]

National Industries for the Blind Presents National Awards to Agency Employees

Virginia Young of Lighthouse Louisiana Named 2018 Milton J. Samuelson Winner Everett Ford of IFB Solutions Named 2018 Peter J. Salmon Winner   April 23, 2018, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, honored Virginia Gay Young, winner of the 2018 Milton J. Samuelson […]

National Industries for the Blind Recognizes 3M with National Award for Exceptional Support of People Who Are Blind

3M Presented with NIB’s Highest Honor for Its Commitment to Creating Employment Opportunities for People Who Are Blind   April 17, 2018, Alexandria, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, recognizes 3M’s significant impact on the employment of people who are blind with its highest […]

National Industries for the Blind Applauds Nomination of Emily Murphy for GSA Administrator

September 11, 2017, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), a nonprofit organization that is the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, stands with the White House nomination of Emily Webster Murphy as the next administrator for the General Services Administration (GSA). Ms. Murphy, an experienced government procurement expert and former […]

NIB Statement Regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

On May 24, 2017, NIB made the difficult yet necessary decision to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Two of our associated nonprofit agencies – Bosma Enterprises in Indianapolis, Indiana, and IFB Solutions in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – are plaintiffs in the lawsuit, along with NIB. We applaud the VA’s […]