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Through its owned and operated (O&O) shops, ACI’s program managers provide invaluable technical skills training to hundreds of inmates each year.
  1. Regional Managers
    Western Region

    Gregg Hillebrand, regional manager operations

    Regional Owned & Operated Shops Manager
    (602) 447-3131

      EF Block
      Graphic Arts and Printing
      Sewing (Douglas, Florence, Perryville)
      Signs and Engraving
    Eastern Region

    Al Wesley, Regional Manager

    Regional Owned & Operated Shops Manager
    (520) 868-4011 ext 25912

      License Plates
    Central Region

    Bill Foster, regional manager

    Central Regional Owned & Operated Shops Manager
    (520) 868-8238

      Fish Farm
      Metal Fabrication
      Wood Fabrication
      Wild Horse and Burro Program

20 O&O Shops employ a total of 779 inmates each day
Inmates: number of inmates who work in the shop each day
Shop Since Inmates Work Performed Complex Product Categories
Administration199230perform general office work, accounting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, materials management, purchasing, customer and sales support, working with Epicor and MS office.
ASPC Perryville
Bakery1996147prepare, bake, and wrap a variety of baked goods for use in prisons and jails across Arizona
ASPC Eyman
EF Block Manufacturing200119make insulated building forms out of recycled polystyrene for the Arizona construction industry
EF Block Manufacturing
ASP Kingman
Farm198714planting, watering and harvesting fodder grains
ASPC Florence
Fish Farm201325raise talipia for local markets
Fish Farm
ASPC Florence
Installation200110install ACI fabricated products in commercial and government facilities
ASP Phoenix West
License Plates196517manufacture license plates for the AZ department of transportation and make novelty plates and gift items out of discarded materials
License Plates
ASPC EymanNovelty Plate
Mattresses198620assemble mattresses
Central Arizona Correctional FacilityMattress
Metal Fabrication2001144bend, cut, weld and powder coat steel and aluminum to create institutional and outdoor products. The equipment and skills taught in this program makes it an ideal resource for Arizona businesses.
Metal Fabrication
ASPC FlorenceBunks and Beds
Bike Rack
Outdoor Products
Printing200146create graphic files and run industrial printing operations. The many capabilities of this program include volume printing as well as large-format banners and signs.
ASPC Perryville
Recycling201010shred and bale used clothing, other fabric, paper, cardboard, and plastic for processing and reuse through various vendors
ASPC Florence
Sewing - Douglas198670make inmate clothing
Sewing - Douglas
ASPC DouglasGarment
Sewing - Florence200125make linens and blankets
Sewing - Florence
ASPC FlorenceLinens
Sewing - Perryville198631make undergarments
Sewing - Perryville
ASPC PerryvilleGarment
Signs and Engraving200129make outdoor signs and engraving products
Signs and Engraving
ASPC TucsonSign
ADA Sign
Transportation19658loading and unloading of products and raw materials coming into and out of ACI shops across the state
ASPC Florence
Upholstery198620upholster and reupholster chairs, couches, and other furnishings. The range of capabilities in this program are extensive. These skilled craftsman are essential to the comprehensive refurbishing services that facilities managers across Arizona turn for their most complex projects.
Central Arizona Correctional FacilityOffice Seating
Warehouse196520move product and raw materials inventory into and out of ACI warehouse facilities
ASPC Florence
Wild Horse and Burro Program201332care for and train (gentle) wild horses and burros in preparation for adoption in coordination with the US Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Wild Horse and Burro Program
ASPC Florence
Wood Shop200162make production CAD drawings, program CNC machines and fabricate custom furniture and cabinets. The skilled craftsman and state-of-the-art equipment make this program an invaluable resource for Arizona businesses.
Wood Shop
ASPC FlorenceCustom Furniture
Tables and Seating