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Goodwill Industries of Akron’s Business Services provides local organizations with services like:

  • Packaging & Assembly
  • Industrial Sewing
  • And many other specialized, custom and unique projects

When you work with Goodwill, you can expect:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Reliable, high quality workmanship
  • On-time delivery

Whether you need quick turnaround on a project, a more cost effective way of reducing your labor expenses, or simply an outlet to increase your production capacity, Goodwill’s Business Services can help. By using Goodwill for your needs, your business is helping to fund employment-related programs that help individuals in your community overcome barriers to competitive employment and self-sufficiency.

ISO 9001:2015 Certified Without Design

Goodwill Akron Certificate of Approval

Goodwill Industries’ Business Services is Certified to ISO 9001:2015 without design & by putting Goodwill to work you can expect:

  • Reduced labor costs
  • Quality workmanship
  • Expanded labor capacity
  • Increased turnaround time
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Your job done right
  • A sense of urgency
  • Accountability
  • Follow-up
  • Quick response
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Assembly & Packaging

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You can expect reliable, high-quality workmanship to complete a specific project. Partnering with us helps to eliminate time-consuming production bottlenecks and provides you with an additional workforce without having to increase payroll and other related costs. Since our facilities are centrally located, your projects are completed in a timely fashion within your budget.

We strive to continuously improve our systems to better satisfy the needs of our customers and to deliver quality products and services on time.

You provide the job and we provide the solution to fit the needs of a very diverse customer base. When needed, new services are developed and current services are modified to fulfill any needs.

We Specialize In

  • Assembly
  • Collating
  • Die-cutting
  • Industrial Sewing
  • Inspection
  • Packaging
  • Kitting
  • De-manufacturing
  • Re-work
  • Sorting
  • Labeling
  • Prototyping
  • Quality Control/Inspection
  • Heat Shrinking
  • Purchasing
  • Logistics
  • Heat Sealing

We’ve Done Work For

  • Myers Industries
  • Murdock Industries
  • GOJO Industries, Inc.
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
  • Unisource
  • Kong
  • Automated Packaging
  • Johnson Brothers Rubber Co.
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Industrial Sewing Solutions

sewing team making cloth face masks

When you have industrial sewing needs, let us provide the solution. Goodwill is unmatched in producing top-of-the-line textiles. Any industrial sewing job you have will be completed with skill and ease. You can count on our experienced team of sewers to provide you with a quality cost-effective product. Here are a few of the solutions that we have provided for others and can provide for you:

  • Face masks
  • Safety vests
  • Tote bags
  • Aprons
  • Tool bags
  • Banners
  • Laundry bags
  • Industrial sewing
  • Mold blankets
  • Mesh backpacks
  • Custom industrial sewing

Need Face Masks?

Currently we are producing cloth face masks for area businesses. Bulk orders accepted (not individually packaged and of at least 20) are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. For more details contact nmcclenaghan@goodwillakron.org.

medical face mask

Need Safety Vests?

Goodwill has a contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation to provide safety vests for all of the workers working hard to keep Ohio’s roadways in the best possible shape. The vests aid in keeping fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, friends and family safe in a dangerous work environment everyday.

Cardinal Safety Products also sees that value in our Industrial Sewing Solutions. Employees of First Energy also are kept safe from harm by utilizing the vests that we provide to Cardinal Safety products. You too can know the value of a great product. We can customize any vest to fit your needs.

Download Safety Vest Brochure
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Custom Projects

Our skilled and dedicated workforce are known for assembling, packaging, collation & mailing, die-cutting, de-manufacturing, sorting, inspection, re-work, and sewing anything you need. Is that all we do? Hardly. That’s just what we’re known for. But we can do more. Much more.

If you have a job that needs the attention of a skilled and efficient team of people, and you don’t see it on the list to the right, give us a call and tell us what you have in mind. We are constantly modifying our menu of services and developing new capabilities to keep up with the changing demands of the customers we serve. And we’re ready to talk with you about customizing our offerings to fit whatever job you’re bringing to the table.

We can handle everything you can think of. And a few things you haven’t!

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Testimonials

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Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.

“We have been a Goodwill Business Services customer since 2004 using services such as industrial sewing, assembly, packaging, general procurement and others. The agency is very responsive to our needs and the quality is always great!”

Vincent Vecchione
Machinery Operations Product Manager

General Machine

“Very satisfied with overall quality of services and on-time delivery of the Teflon sheeting components that Goodwill fabricates for us.”

Thomas Siko

GOJO Industries, Inc.

“Over the last several years we have worked with Goodwill’s Assembly & Packaging group. The group always does a phenomenal job with quick turnaround – top notch performance.”

Tony Bachmann, CPSM, C.P.M.
Global Strategic Sourcing Manager

Jamestown Container Companies

“Very satisfied with quality and on-time delivery for the job of assembling and gluing partition sets.”

Michael Shafer
Account Manager

Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc.

“We provide custodial services at several Ohio Department of Transportation rest stops and were in need of hi-visibility vests in a short timeframe. The industrial sewing group delivered promptly and the quality of the vests is outstanding.”

Kathy Patton
Business Development Coordinator

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Schedule a Visit

See our business solutions first-hand. Call Goodwill to arrange a visit to our offices in Akron, Ohio.
Toll-free at 1-800-989-8428
Email BusinessServices@goodwillakron.org.

Request a Quote

For a quote on your project or to receive more information about Goodwill Business Services, please provide the following information:

  • Contact Name
  • Company Name
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Address
  • Website
  • Description of Project
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Statewide Capabilities

Goodwill organizations throughout Ohio provide businesses locally and statewide with business services like:

  • Packaging & Assembly
  • Janitorial Services
  • Industrial Sewing
  • Document Imaging
  • And many other specialized, custom and unique projects

When you work with an Ohio Goodwill, you can expect:

Competitive pricing • Reliable, high quality workmanship • On-time delivery

Whether you need quick turnaround on a project, a more cost effective way of reducing your labor expenses, or simply an outlet to increase your production capacity, Goodwill Business Services can help. For more information about the capabilities of Goodwill Business Services statewide, visit www.goodwillohio.org.

By using Goodwill for your needs, your business is helping to fund employment-related programs that help individuals in your community overcome barriers to competitive employment and self-sufficiency.