Phoenix Manufacturing


For Phoenix Manufacturing, there’s more to business than just profitability or market dominance. “In our society, business has become cut-throat,” Vice President of Development and Manufacturing Wes Tyler says. “We are in the business of building relationships and partnerships, not taking business from another company. We believe in putting people to work and strengthening our business as well as the business of our customers.”

Providing jobs for people with all disabilities is the main mission for the Huntsville, Ala.-based nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1973 as the Huntsville Rehabilitation Foundation. “Without question, the thing that we are most proud of is our focus on employment opportunities for the people we serve. That is what will always come first here,” Tyler says, noting that 84 percent of the company’s workforce is made up of people with disabilities. “When a new job opportunity presents itself, the first thing we do is determine how it can be accomplished by a person with a disability.”


Phoenix Manufacturing