About Us


Across all plant operations, IFB asserts core strengths in sewing, cutting, assembly, packaging, distribution, mattress manufacturing, and the highly technical demands of optical order processing and manufacturing. By reliably producing quality goods at a competitive price that are delivered on time, WSIFB continues to earn the trust of contracting officers who demand proven success in measurements of “past performance.” In addition, every IFB facility is ISO 9001 certified. By location, we excel with specialized focus in these areas:


WSIFB AshevilleIFB Asheville
240 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: 828.667.9778
Fax: 828.667.9771

State-of-the-art cutting and ultra-sonic welding capabilities help position the WSIFB operation in Asheville, NC to capitalize on new and more complex commercial and government opportunities. As the U.S. military’s sole contract provider of army and marine poncho liners, the Asheville facility continues to expand and vary its manufacturing portfolio, producing flier’s kit bags, staplers, and an array of impulse merchandise sold to over 270 military grocery stores worldwide. Employing more than 50 people who are blind or visually impaired, the Asheville location is ISO 9001 certified, attesting to its internationally recognized achievement in quality control. 



WSIFB North Point BoulevardIFB Winston-Salem
7730 North Point Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: 336.759.0551
Toll Free: 800.242.7726
Fax: 336.759.0990

With core competencies in apparel manufacturing as well as product assembly and packaging, the WSIFB facility in Winston-Salem is responsible for a wide array of quality products, including military warm-up jackets, t-shirts, combat gear, various office supplies, mattresses and eyeglasses. Employing more than 200 people who are blind or visually impaired, the Winston-Salem location—utilizing 70,000 square feet of manufacturing space within a 120,000 square feet building—has fulfilled the international quality control requirements necessary to receive ISO 9001 registration. Winston-Salem also houses WSIFB’s nationally recognized high-tech optical services operation. Click here to watch a video and learn more about IFB Winston-Salem.


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