Industrial Services

Tools

Through the AbilityOne Program, Keystone Vocational Services is providing employment opportunities for local blind and visually impaired persons to assemble and package a line of industrial-grade fiberglass digging and striking tools for sale to the federal government. Keystone also offers these …


Rest Areas

34 interstate highway rest areas are maintained in PA, making KBA the largest rest area vendor in the nation. Workers at the sites do chores ranging from cleaning to shoveling snow. The rest areas are open 24 hours a day, …


Landscape Maintenance

 The Landscape Maintenance Department provides services at 13 Rest Area Sites located in 6 Northwestern Pennsylvania counties. The work includes mowing of all lawn areas and trimming, mulching all landscaping beds, planting flowers in the spring, and pruning the shrubs and …


Janitorial Contracts

CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY Under a janitorial service contract at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, located about 25 miles outside of Philadelphia, approximately 30 employees provide janitorial services on the main campus, cleaning over 528,000 square feet of space within 22 buildings. Once …


Janitorial Products Distributor

KBA is a full line janitorial products distributor. Cleaning supplies (chemicals, waxes, detergent, degreasers, bathroom cleaners, disinfectants, window cleaner, carpet shampoo, hand soap, etc.), vacuums, shop vacs, ice melter, brooms, mops, buckets, rakes, shovels, toilet paper, paper towels, light bulbs, …


Document Destruction

In May 2010, the increasing need for security and document destruction led KBA to make a major investment and purchase a large industrial shredder, conveyor, and baler. This equipment has allowed visually impaired individuals to work independently and maximize the …


Photo ID Centers

7 photo license centers are operated in Mercer, Crawford, Forest, Venango, Clarion, and Bucks counties. Workers also provide Motor Voter services and Organ Donor sign-up. The Photo Centers have 13 employees total and annually process over 63,000 Driver’s Licenses and Photo IDs. PHOTO …


Safety Helmets

KVS assembles cap-style safety helmets of three color varieties (blue, yellow, and white). The 4-pt standard suspension safety helmet is sold to Federal customers as well as Base Supply Centers and through major distributors like Grainger, MSC, and LC Industries. Keystone’s …


Toilet Paper

KBA provides approximately 90,000 rolls of paper per week (4.5 million per year) to the Commonwealth of PA for the correctional facilities across the state. The actual paper is purchased on parent rolls weighing 2,000 pounds and measuring 8.5 feet …


Coffee

In 2012, Keystone Blind Association commenced a new project with UniqueSource as part of the Pennsylvania State Use set-aside Program. In a strategic partnership with local-favorite O’Neill Coffee Company out of West Middlesex, Keystone began manufacturing decaffeinated coffee for a …