Haywood Vocational Opportunities (HVO) is a social enterprise business located in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina. HVO produces medical drapes and other medical devices for domestic and international surgical needs.
HVO has more than 35 years of experience in manufacturing disposable healthcare products and has created partnerships with some of the key players in the medical industry.
"HVO is currently the largest manufacturer of custom medical drapes in the United States."
To learn more about HVO and how we can partner with your healthcare business, connect with us by filling out the form at right. A knowledgeable customer service staff member will contact you within 24 hours.
ISO 9001 Registered
Manufacturer and Designer
|ISO 13485 Registered|
Regulated and Audited by the FDA
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Operating as a not-for-profit, social enterprise organization, HVO provides vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with disadvantages and disabilities. The diverse and integrated team environment makes us unique. HVO’s training programs are nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. HVO believes that people have the right to be respected, earn a fair wage, and to have equal opportunities.
HVO’s blended workforce provides a successful combination of disabled and non-disabled to achieve daily production levels while at the same time meeting its overall goal:
"People centered; quality driven; 100% customer satisfaction as our goal."
HVO has recently extended its operations to include over 260,000 additional square feet for production, training, and employment purposes.
The HVO Mission: HVO believes that individuals have the right to be respected, to have equal opportunities, to work, to earn a fair wage, and participate in activities that enrich their lives. The Board of Directors an staff support the concept that through meaningful, satisfying work and leisure, people are able to live more independently, successfully and productively. HVO offers qualifying individuals in Haywood County opportunities to train and make informed choices as they strive to achieve their goals.