How Can National Service Gear Help You?

We want to make things simple for you by providing everything you need right here. Get to know us and learn about the customized goods, services and solutions we offer to help you in your mission. Check out the company we keep and hear from some of our customers. Explore the customized and personalized products we offer. Then please let us know who you are and what you need, we’ll be happy to personally contact you and explore how we can tailor a solution to meet your needs.

Get to Know Us

Our mission is to provide customized goods and services that support the missions of your volunteer, military and government agencies, while also providing gainful employment and career growth opportunities for blind Americans.

Our goal is to offer your agencies the best services, solutions, product selection, price, quality and delivery in the market to help you fulfill your mission. You can put your focus on other important issues, and relax knowing that you will receive the right product, in the right place, at the right time from National Service Gear.

We are proud to foster career advancement opportunities that make it possible for visually impaired individuals to maintain their independence through financial sustainability. Purchases made through National Service Gear are in compliance with federal regulatory requirements, such as AbilityOne.

Connected, Committed, Caring

We are CONNECTED and help keep your agency CONNECTED by creating awareness through customized brand creation, design and consistency. We understand the importance of building and protecting a brand and pledge to be gatekeepers of your brand. We know that the brand is more than just a logo or a name, it is the sum of every single experience associated with your agency. National Service Gear strives to make every experience with us a positive and pleasant one.

National Service Gear is COMMITTED to providing all levels of customized promotional advertising specialties, award and recognition products, fundraising materials and apparel for all occasions. We listen, design, source and create solutions for all your needs and are COMMITTED to deliver those items in a “Delight Me” online, in-store shopping experience.

We CARE about making it simple for you to get the right product in the right place at the right time. To help make sure this happens, National Service Gear offers: web-based ordering and fulfillment, product management, inventory control, price leadership, 24/7 customer service and much more. View our capabilities and solutions to learn what’s possible.


Programs We Offer

National Service Gear is a GSA Contract Holder and we offer our AbilityOne Program.

As part of purchasing through National Service Gear’s AbilityOne Program, we will assist you in your program set up, making the process much easier for you.  Working with National Service Gear, you can choose from a vast selection of stock and customized products, plus you’ll have access to Website creation and hosting services, product sourcing, fulfillment and distribution services and 24/7 customer service. In addition, we offer your agency eCommerce, eCatalog, fundraising, secure payment, program awareness and brand creation solutions.

National Service Gear is operated by Industries for the Blind, Inc.–Milwaukee, a not-for-profit organization established in 1952 for the purpose of providing jobs for the blind and visually impaired. IB Milwaukee is a proud member of the AbilityOne Program, and has been recognized as an “OUTSTANDING” AbilityOne Program Distributor by the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled for the seventh consecutive year.

The AbilityOne Program is the federal program (formerly JWOD) that was established in 1938 for the purpose of creating employment opportunities for people who are blind or severely disabled. For more information on AbilityOne visit


Just Ask

Please tell us about your agency or volunteer work and let us know what challenges you face that we can help customize solutions for.


National Service Gear will assist you in defining your needs, customizing a solution and putting the plan into action using our many capabilities.


Find Your Program's Webstore

We may already be providing products, services or solutions for your program. Search for your program to see what is offered. If you don’t find your program or if you have additional needs, please check out the Why Buy section and let us know how we can help.


“Very pleased with my experience with You were also very pleasant on the phone. Gear arrived promptly, thanks!”

Lesley Swain

NSG Customize
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The Story of Industries for the Blind

Can you imagine living each day of your life without the ability to see? Currently, more than 80% of our IB direct labor staff is visually impaired. Watch this video to see what life is like for some of our employees, to learn about the types of visual impairments and to better understand Industries for the Blind.


Industries For The Blind

IB Milwaukee is a self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization that empowers hard-working people by making it possible for visually impaired individuals to maintain their independence through financial sustainability.