About AIB

Arizona Industries for the Blind (AIB) was established in 1952 with a mission to inspire individuals who are blind to pursue their maximum potential through creating, sustaining and improving employment while providing the highest quality products and services. United by a unique mission, the employees of AIB are committed to superior quality and 100% customer satisfaction.

Today, as a private non-profit organization, AIB is market driven and technology enabled providing quality products and services to military, government, and commercial customers. AIB operates under the AbilityOne Program and is an affiliate of National Industries for the Blind. Created in 1938, AbilityOne is a unique federal program employing nearly 48,000 Americans who are blind or have other severe disabilities, enabling them to lead more productive and independent lives.

As each staff member and employee lives up to AIB’s three (3) core values, we are able to create quality products and deliver exceptional services that sustains and grows U. S.-based jobs for Americans who are blind.

Do your best... Every day, the employees at AIB are committed to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Policy of Understanding, Delivering, and Improving. Our proven internal controls focus on our customers’ expectations of providing quality products and services, delivered on time.  Partnering with AIB, we will help you achieve your mission through increasing community awareness, branding, and capitalizing on new opportunities to maximize business goals. 

Do the right thing… As a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring people who are blind to pursue their maximum potential, AIB focuses on innovation to help build your business and can lead your company into the future.  As part of your team, our employees with disabilities bring unique experiences and understanding that transform a workplace and enhance products and services.  For more than 65 years of training and employing people who are blind, AIB has built a reputation for:

  • Creating more efficient and effective business processes.
  • Developing and implementing management strategies to attract and retain qualified talent.
  • Using technology in new ways to increase productivity.

Treat others the way you want to be treated… AIB values its relationship with every customer and strives to provide the highest level of customer service. Arizona Industries for the Blind utilizes a variety of industry standard technology to manage each project from production planning to order fulfillment.

As a role model in the community, partnering with an organization like AIB, that employs people with disabilities can turn social issues into business opportunities. These opportunities translate into new market opportunities, increase market share, and increase profitability all the while creating U.S.-based jobs for Americans who are blind.