IPB – a Not for Profit Custom Cable Manufacturer
IPB is a non-profit commercial cable manufacturing corporation that provides employment opportunities, training and support for developmentally challenged individuals. Our employees are able to manufacture high quality custom cables and custom wiring assemblies as a result of the training and environment we provide at IPB.
We provide a broad spectrum of individualized support and adaptive equipment for our challenged employees, furthering our goal of skill development and enabling greater independence within the workplace. Additionally, working with challenged individuals and their families, we advocate on their behalf to assist them in maximizing their sense of personal self worth – both on the job and in the greater community.
The model for our operation was originally developed from a study entitled “Habilitation of Severely and Profoundly Retarded Adults” published in 1977, conducted by the University of Oregon Center on Human Development and edited by G. Thomas Bellamy, Ph.D., Robert H. Horner, M.S. and Dean P. lngman, Ph.D.
The Basic finding of this study was that developmentally challenged individuals could produce high quality manufactured products as long as the manufacturing steps were broken down into smaller discreet operations.
At IPB we have used the techniques described in the University of Oregon study, to produce high quality custom cables for over 25 years.