Profile: Kimball International Inc (KBALA.PK)
9 Sep 2011
Kimball International, Inc., incorporated on August 24, 1939, is a manufacturer of design driven, technology savvy, furnishings sold under the Company’s family of brands: National, Kimball Office, and Kimball Hospitality. The Company’s portfolio provides solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Customers can access its products globally through a range of distribution channels. Its furniture solutions are used in open floor plan areas, conference rooms, training rooms, private offices, lobby/reception areas, and dining/lounge areas with a vast mix of wood, metal, laminate, paint, and fabric options. In the hospitality industry, Kimball Hospitality works with designers to create furniture which extends the ambiance of a property into guest rooms and public spaces by providing furniture solutions for hotel properties and mixed use developments.
The Company's brand, Kimball Hospitality, works with designers to create furniture for guest rooms and public spaces by providing furniture solutions for hotel properties and mixed-use developments. It also offers headboards, tables, dressers, entertainment centers, chests, wall panels, upholstered seating, task seating, cabinets and vanities with a mix of wood, metal, stone, laminate, finish and fabric options. The Company has a trucking fleet and customer fulfillment centers to the delivery of products.
The Company offers its logistics services, such as backhauls on a contract basis. It has manufacturing facilities and showrooms in approximately 10 states and the district of Columbia. The Company produces its products at its approximately 11 plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Idaho and Virginia. Its select finished goods are purchased from external sources. The Company has furniture showrooms in approximately eight cities in the United States. The Company's marketing channels include education, finance, government, healthcare, hospitality and commercial.
The Company competes with Steelcase Inc., Herman Miller, Inc., Knoll, Inc. and HNI Corporation.
Kimball International Inc
1600 Royal St
JASPER IN 47549-1022