About Us

IB Express Hawaii by Industries for the Blind is your single source for furniture and office design conveniently located on the island. With our hands-on approach, and our 20% of IB Express Furniture's staff right by your side, we can conquer almost any furnishings challenge. Our unmatched sourcing capability, involving over 300-plus manufacturers, can guarantee the best products and services for you. We are your one-stop shopping source, which alleviates multiple purchase orders and challenges faced with the overwhelming analysis of interpreting product specifications and coordination efforts. And it's not just furniture — with our full turn-key solutions, we go the extra mile for you, procuring any supplementary items you may need. Through strategic sourcing, we ensure that we are working to guarantee you great products and efficient results. From workplace evaluation and material sourcing to simple procurement and delivery, we're thorough every step of the way. We work with you on budget development and analysis to provide products at a great value from reputable and cutting edge sources. Installation is quick and seamless, thanks to our adept project management team here in Hawaii. By minimizing disruption in your office, you can keep doing your job while we take care of ours. And we understand military, because we've been there — all staffers on the island have ties to the military, so we know what you want and what you need. We’re also an environmentally friendly organization, utilizing forward-thinking technology and LEED initiatives that meet mandates and you can feel good about.

For more than 60 years, Industries for the Blind has provided customers with excellent service. Nearly 70% of working-age adults are unemployed, and we strive to improve that. Our mission is to provide meaningful employment opportunities for the blind and visually impaired. When you purchase from IB Express, you’re helping them develop the work skills they need to maintain financial independence and fulfill their desires to become contributing members of society.

 

Customer Testimonials

 

We ordered 4 Ergonomic Executive Style chairs on 19 April 2010, and they were assembled and delivered to our office on 20 April 2010. That is amazing! Design process — ergonomic and comfortable purchasing process — fast and easy delivery and set up process — awesome!"

Elaine M. English, Quality Assurance Assistant United States Army Medical Research & Material Command Quality Management Office

Dan, your furniture division did an excellent job for the 121st. We needed to furnish a new 22,000 SF Security Forces Bldg. within budget. Your furniture people were able to accomplish this to include installation. The installers were professional and did a very good job. The building occupants are happy with the furniture. Overall, I would highly recommend AbilityOne for furniture"

Mark Miesse, Contracting Officer

I would like to thank Mr. Leary, Fort Detrick Base Supply Store, for the excellent customer service he provided the Detrick Center for Training and Education. Mr. Leary was instrumental in assisting us with the renovation of our Advanced Technology Center when we first requested a bid for new furniture. He was in constant contact through the furniture renovation, providing assistance when needed. Mr. Leary not only assisted us with the furniture, his good customer service also extends to the store when I have shopped there.”

Carol Garrand, ducation Technician Detrick Center for Training and Education Directorate, Human Resources

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