Blue River Industries

Blue River Industries provides services through the following programs: 

Sheltered Workshops

Blue River Industries provides daily vocational training and work opportunities for persons with disabilities at sheltered workshops. Blue River Industries in Corydon and Salem contracts with local manufacturers in the community to perform piecework including assembly, sorting, scrapping, packaging, inspecting and collating bulk mailings.

Persons with disabilities perform the contract work and are paid competitive wages for all work performed. The Corydon Industries perform woodworking operations including sawing, drilling, mitring, sanding and pneumatic nailing.

Corydon and Salem workshops are INSHARP certified by the Indiana Department of Labor’s Worker’s Safety Initiative program. INSHARP (Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) works with Indiana’s employees, employers, labor unions, etc… to ensure workplace health and safety. Both Blue River Industry sites were recognized for their continued endeavours toward exemplary safety and health management systems.

ISO Certification

Corydon Blue River Industries, and Salem Blue River Industries are ISO 9001 with BSI Management Systems certified. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 families of quality and environmental management standards and more than 14000 International Standards for business, government and society. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 148 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, and business and consumer representatives. ISO requires an annual audit and a recertification process every three years.

By successful completion of ISO 9001 registration with BSI Management Systems, Blue River Services is clearly demonstrating their commitment to Quality Management and their desire to continually improve their management.

For additional information on Blue River Industries please contact Kim Perry, Director of Industries at (812) 738-4541 or

State Use Contracts

Through the State Use Program with the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF), Blue River Services provides janitorial and maintenance services at the I-64 Welcome Center near Lanesville, the I-65 North and South Bound Rest Parks at Henryville and Taylorsville, and the Indiana Department of Transportation Annex in Seymour. 

Off Site Janitorial Services

Blue River Services offers janitorial services to area businesses. These contracts provide employment opportunities and training for individuals with disabilities served by Blue River Services, Inc. In addition, the crews provide mowing and lawn care services throughout the community.

For additional information on Blue River Janitorial/Marketing Department, please contact Kim Perry, Director at (812) 738-4541 or

BR Grafix Screen Print Shop

BR Grafix is a commercial screen print shop with a store front located at 101 North Mulberry Street in downtown Corydon. The shop is another training site for service recipients of Blue River Services. The screen print shop designs and prints apparel and accessories for organizations and individuals.

Customer can order custom designed clothing that includes screen printing, embroidery, vinyl signage, and banners at competitive prices. Patrons can also shop for school spirit items that are ready to purchase at the store front. Schools apparel includes Corydon, Lanesville, North Harrison, South Central, Heth Washington, New Middletown, Crawford County, English, Leavenworth, Marengo, Milltown, and Patoka.

For additional information, to get a quote, or place an order, please contact Evelyn McPherson, Director of BR Grafix, at (812) 738-2437 or you can email

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