Employee Club

Promotional Products

  • Employee Club Image

Fundraising & Promotional Products

  • Employee Club & Promotional Products

    MSI offers a wide range of Custom, Specialty, Fundraising, and Promotional Products for MDOC Employee Clubs, State Agencies, and 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organizations.  Specialty products include school and business booster fundraising plates, coasters, novelty bird houses, bags, hats, laser-cut wood products such as desk nameplates, kitchen cutting boards, and lazy susans.  The shop also offers custom vinyl products (binders/notebooks), acrylic awards, plaques and nametags. 

    (Left:) Governor Gretchen Whitmer, MDOC Director Heidi Washington and MSI Administrator Chistopher Kamrada discuss MSI specialty products during the Governors visit to GVP Central Office. 


    SHOP FUNDRAISING & SPECIALTY PRODUCTS
     

License Plate Operation

License Plate Operation

  • License Plate Operation

    Through employment with MSI, prisoners at the License Plate Factory develop both hard (industry-specific) and soft (social) skills, preparing them for employment after incarceration.

    Soft Skills:  Decision Making, Communication, Teamwork, Reliability, Accountability, Punctuality, Adaptability, Listening, Literacy/Numeracy.
    Hard Skills: Machine Operation, Machine Maintenance & Repair, Shipping & Receiving, Office Clerk, Basic Forklift Operation, Silkscreen Processing, Computer Design, Machine Setting, Carpentry, Stock Handling.  

    • We instill and promote a positive work ethic.
    • We provide opportunities for prisoners to learn marketable skills and gain from experience.
    • We contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of working prisoners and their families

     

     

Optical Panel

Optical image

  • Optical Image

Optical PRODUCTS

  • Optical Services

    MSI's Optical Laboratory services the needs of the MDOC population, and offer technical training and certification to their prisoner employees. 
    The lab is supervised by a Trades Instructor under an agreement to provide optical wear for all MDOC prisoners and staff.  MSI pays for prisoners to take the test required to earn their American Board of Opticianry Certification.  

     

    SHOP OPTICAL

     

Optical Content

Optical Lab Content

  • Optical Lab Content

    Through employment with MSI, prisoners at the Optical Lab develop both hard (industry-specific) and soft (social) skills, preparing them for employment after incarceration.

    Soft Skills:  Decision Making, Communication, Teamwork, Reliability, Accountability, Punctuality, Adaptability, Listening, Literacy/Numeracy.
    Hard Skills: Machine Operation, Machine Maintenance & Repair, Shipping & Receiving, Office Clerk, Order Fullfillment, Lens Finishing, Polishing & Coating, Ophthalmic Lab Technician, Healthcare Support Worker.  

    • We instill and promote a positive work ethic.
    • We provide opportunities for prisoners to learn marketable skills and gain from experience.
    • We contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of working prisoners and their families