About Us - Unistel Industries

Unistel Industries, a CDS Life Transitions company, is a private not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation operating in New York State since 1977. We provide job training, individual placement (employment) and supported work opportunities for over 200 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Unistel Industries' headquarters are located in Rochester, N.Y.

Unistel Industries has dependable, consistent and cost-effective solutions to traditional manpower needs on a permanent or temporary basis. Our employees are specially trained to meet the precise production guidelines and demanding quality control requirements of both labor intensive and light industrial demands. 

Our customers include: 

  • The US Department of Defense
  • NYS Department of Corrections
  • SUNY colleges and universities
  • NYS Thruway Authority

Unistel Industries owns two state-of–the-art manufacturing facilities that are readily available for offsite assistance with fulfillment, manufacturing and packaging needs. We also offer Individual Placement programs and Community Work Teams that enable temporary or permanent placement of employees onsite.

Our capabilities include:

Contract Manufacturing

  • Light Manufacturing 
  • Refurbishing & Rebuilding Electrical & Mechanical Components 
  • Kit Assembly 
  • Electrical & Mechanical Assembly 
  • Inspecting 
  • Sorting 

Contract Packaging

  • Defense Department (Sub-contract Military Packaging) 
  • Point of Purchase Packaging 
  • Shrink Wrapping 
  • Skin Packaging 
  • Bubble Wrapping 
  • Bagging of Parts 
  • Promotional Samples 
  • Labeling 
  • Bar coding 


  • Collating 
  • Folding 
  • Gluing 
  • Taping 

Food Processing & Packaging:

  • Spices, Blends & Seasonings 
  • Pasta 
  • Drink Mix