We offer customized project solutions to improve your bottom line. Contract Services’ quality management system is certified to ISO 9001:2015, meeting the manufacturing industry’s highest quality standards. Our contract partners receive their projects on time and at a competitive price.

What We Do

Lawrence works in contracts


Goodwill provides our customers with high quality, cost-effective assembly services which allow them to focus on their core competencies. Using lean manufacturing techniques, we strive to simplify complex assembly operations to maximize production and reduce customer lead time. Over 6 million assemblies were shipped to Whirlpool in 2019 to support their refrigerator manufacturing lines. 100% of those assemblies were delivered on-time. How can we meet your needs?

  • Multi-component products
  • Labor-intensive hand assembly
  • Gluing/hot melt
  • Part sequencing
  • Customized solutions

Our customers include: Collins Aerospace, Klein Tools, Quantum Plastics, and Whirlpool Corporation


Need customized packaging solutions tailored to meet on-going business needs? This includes seasonal peaks and re-work projects. Contract Services provides the following packaging processes:

  • Automated shrink wrapping
  • Bulk packaging
  • Retail packaging
  • Reverse logistics and re-packaging
  • Cartoning
  • Displays/POP
  • Kitting
  • Labeling
  • Gluing
  • Bundling
  • Banding

Our customers include: Frontier Natural Products, Legacy Manufacturing, Material Solutions, Nordstrom Direct and Whirlpool Corporation

Bottle being placed in package
Light Manufacturing Team performs inspection and repackaging tasks


Goodwill’s Contract Services division can provide solutions to meet your need for inspection and rework of non-conforming parts or products. Our commitment to operational excellence ensures that on-going, short-term, and one-time projects will be completed on time and to your satisfaction.

  • Inspection and sorting
  • Disassembly for salvage or recycling
  • Rework of non-conforming products or packaging
  • Retail returns processing

Our customers include: Collins Aerospace, DW Products, Jabil Packaging Solutions, Klein Tools, Procter & Gamble, Quantum Plastics and Silgan Plastics

Our community partners include:

100% on-time delivery.  In 2019, 4,159 shipments consisting of over 7.2 million finished products were delivered on time. 324 individuals contributed to the completion of 76 projects for 11 area businesses.

Light Manufacturing Training Program


We offer a Light Manufacturing Training Program in Cedar Rapids providing trainees with paid work experience and transferable job skills. Our program delivers skilled labor to local businesses looking for motivated team members ready to work.

Streamline your operation

Learn how we help Whirlpool-Amana streamline their operations by providing sub-assembly and industrial kitting services. Whether you are a large manufacturer or small business, strategic contracting with Goodwill can save your business time and money.

Our Quality Policy

Goodwill Industries of the Heartland strives to continuously improve our processes to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. We are committed to delivering quality products and services on-time, every time.

What can we do for you? Contact Jessica Schamberger at (319) 739-5019 to learn how we can help your business.

Goodwill employee on forklift