Bestwork Industries for the Blind

Bestwork Industries for the Blind, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit agency founded in 1981 to provide employment opportunities to people who are blind or visually impaired. What began as a small state contract workshop has evolved into a dynamic organization guided by the principles of lean manufacturing, technology and automation, and the quality management system ISO 9001:2015.

Primary Services

Our core competencies include textile manufacturing, military apparel construction, paper converting, packing, warehouse and distribution, and commercial sewing. For product details, pricing, lead time, or to quote your next project, please call our friendly sales department at (856) 424-2510.

Employment for the Visually Impaired

With a staggering 70% rate of unemployment for people who are blind, we make recruitment, training and employment a priority so our staff is prepared to deliver real value to our customers. We do this through a supportive work environment, state-of-the-art equipment, and strategic partnerships.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Military Clothing

We produce an array of military clothing, including fleece jackets for the Navy, long sleeve undershirts, short sleeve t-shirts for the Army, and pockets for camouflage pants.

Traffic Safety Clothing

Our line of traffic safety clothing is used for industrial as well as recreational use. We feature top notch heavy duty vests with 3M™ striping. We also have ANSI compliant lighter weight vests in open front or over the head styles.

Commercial Sewing

We have over 100 Industrial sewing machines that can sew any product that you desire. Just give us a chance to quote. Our satisfied customers include True North and Northern Outfitters.

Packaging & Distribution

We have the capability to do your next packaging job. Call us to give you a quote. We distribute vinyl exam gloves and adult incontinence products to various locations in the State of New Jersey.

Industrial Paper Wipes

We currently produce three different sizes of industrial paper wipes. We also cut and package a microfiber towel.

Cloths & Nets

We offer two types of cloths. A wiping and a polishing cloth. We sew and assemble industrial strength laundry nets.

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CAREERS

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COVID-19

Bestwork Industries for the Blind has been affected, as everyone has, by the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout this difficult period, our primary focus has been on the health of all our team members. We supersized our cleaning and sanitization efforts throughout our campus. We also made available gloves and masks for our team members for coming and going from work. Since we are considered an essential business, we are open with a reduced work force. No one has been laid off at this time and we intend and expect to return to full employment. We are, in consultation with our customers, meeting the most vital product needs first, while meeting all the quality standards that has made Bestwork the best. We are proud and grateful to all our staff who are working, either on campus or at home when possible, to ensure that Bestwork Industries for the Blind is a world class model of how to meet and overcome a crisis.

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News & Employee Stories

Belinda Moore

Belinda Moore Retires & Board Appoints New President/CEO

Belinda Moore, President/CEO of Bestwork Industries for the Blind, Inc. retires and the Board of Directors appoints strategic operations executive Jon Katz as President/CEO, effective July 15, 2021. Bestwork Industries provides training and employment for people who are blind or visually impaired. It is an essential supplier of textiles, clothing, apparel and various commodities to the U.S. military, General Services Administration, State of New Jersey

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Bestwork’s Strategic Plan

Approved by the Board of Directors in October 2019, Bestwork’s strategic plan focuses on diversifying the product line; enhancing the work environment through expanded training and JobShare program; and engaging the community in support of Bestwork.

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James Woodson

James Woodson

What gets James Woodson out of bed in the morning? Believe it or not, it’s his job. Not many people can say that. James is grateful to have a position that he loves and he strives every day to make the most of it. Born with some vision in his left eye, James became completely blind by the time he was 16. He attended the

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