Federal Prison Industries


Federal Prison Industries (FPI) is the largest inmate-training program operated by the Bureau of Prisons and one of the most important correctional programs in the Department of Justice. Created by Federal statute in 1934, FPI operates as a wholly owned, self-sustaining government corporation under the trade name UNICOR. FPI employs and provides skills training to Federal inmates in diverse factory settings and contributes to the safety and security of Bureau facilities by keeping inmates constructively occupied.