10 Noteworthy Facts about Kimball International
  1. Kimball International creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold under the Company’s family of brands: Kimball, National, and Kimball Hospitality, providing solutions for the workplace, learning, healing and hospitality environments.
  2. Kimball International is a $670 Million public-traded company traded under the stock symbol KBAL.
  3. Kimball International has approximately 3,000 employees worldwide.
  4. Diversity - the average age of employees is 46, with 38% of the workforce being female. The average tenure is 16 years.
  5. Opportunities abound - projected retirement of approximately 250 employees in the next 5 years.
  6. Rich history - founded in 1950 named Jasper Corporation, the company began as a contract manufacturer of residential furniture and television cabinets. In 1959, the W.W. Kimball Company, a century-old piano maker, was purchased from the last remaining Kimball family heir by Mr. Arnold F. Habig, becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Jasper Corporation. In July 1974, The Jasper Corporation, parent company of Kimball Piano, changed its name to Kimball International, in part because of the strength and reputation of the Kimball brand name.
  7. Socially responsible - $13 million has been donated to charity since inception.
  8. Safety first - U.S. facilities surpassed 2 million hours without a lost time injury.
  9. Kimball International has earned several certifications under the LEED®(Leadership in Environmental Design) program, an initiative of the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) to recognize leadership in environmental design for commercial construction and renovation. Buildings achieving LEED certification benefit from reductions in energy, water, and material use, leading to a reduced environmental impact as occupants enjoy healthier, more comfortable, "green" workspaces.
  10. 11 Manufacturing Facilities in Indiana, Kentucky, and Virginia. Supply Chain Sourcing Offices in Dongguan, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Numerous office furniture showrooms throughout the United States.

 

 

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