Advanced Supply Chain Technology for the Visually Impaired

Organization:
Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Inc.
Amount:
$86,000.00
Program Area:
Economic Catalyst
County of Applicant:
Forsyth
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will allow Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind to purchase hardware, software and system training for a supply chain management system for their production facilities. Improvements in supply chain management will have to comply with traceability regulations being imposed by the Department of Defense and also increase productivity and capacity, allowing WSIFB to obtain 4 new contracts and create 100 new jobs (61 for the blind and visually impaired) over the next 12 months. These contracts are valued at $60.6 million over 3 years.

Contact:
Mr. Danny Kelly 7730 North Point Drive Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106 336-245-5636
Areas Served:
Buncombe, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Madison, Stokes, Wilkes, Yadkin, Caldwell, Surry

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