Developing & Expanding Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities


Thumb Industries, Inc. offers community based work programs that provide training for persons with disabilities. Our Main Facility is host to our manufacturing, commercial lawn care and janitorial services. It's also the home to our micro business owners.


Thumb Industries, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization, and is a leading provider of job training for people with barriers to employment. Thumb Industries has been serving Michigan's Thumb Area for over 47 years.


Thumb Industries Thrift Store has been serving our community for 30 years. Located at the north end of Bad Axe in the Huron Crest Shopping Plaza. Our Thrift Store services 35 consumers and employs 30 individuals from our community.


Since the inception of Thumb Industries Recycling Program in April 2009, Thumb Industries, Inc. Recycling Center has kept over 4,000 tons of recyclable materials out of our local landfill.


Monetary donations are always welcome.  Donations can be made to honor an individual or in memoriam.

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(989) 269-9229

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Thumb Industries, Inc.

1263 Sand Beach Rd.

Bad Axe, MI 48413

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