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What We Do

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The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing organization with over 50 years of experience in precision machining.  We produce an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government and the U.S. Military. We also own and operate stores on military bases along the West Coast. Our products and services include:

A group photo of production workers who work on the Entrenching Tool (E-Tool) at the Lighthouse

Manufacturing

Lighthouse Set-Up Specialist Chris Loomis operating an Okuma CNC Mill at our Seattle facility

We are a successful manufacturing organization committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on making quality products for the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program and producing parts for aerospace manufacturers.

Managed Services

CMS employee Mona Longoria works on closing out contracts in San Diego, CA

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. offers a variety of services to our commercial, federal, and military customers. These include Contract Management Support (CMS) services for government contracting offices and a Contact Center which places and receives inbound and outbound calls.

Base Supply Centers

A Lighthouse employee working at an AbilityOne Base Supply Center in Joint-Base Lewis McChord, WA

We operate six AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.