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The company was originally founded in 1950 as The Jasper Corporation.
The company began with fewer than 30 employees and merely 25,000 square feet of production space.
The company acquired the W.W. Kimball Piano Co. in 1959.
The company began production of electronics for its organ business in 1961.
The company began production of its branded office furniture in 1970.
In 1974, the company built its new corporate headquarters in Jasper, Indiana. Kimball International became a publicaly traded company in 1976, psted on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol: KBAL.
Kimball International was named to the Fortune 500 for the first time in 1988.
In 1997, the corporate headquarters was totally renovated to better reflect the company's image and growth.
In 2003, Kimball was recognized as one of Fortune's "Most Admired" and one of Forbes' "Best" in America.
In 2010, Kimball celebrated its 60 year anniversary.
In 2013, Kimball was recognized by Forbes as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies.
In 2015, Kimball spun-off off it Electronics Manafuacturing Segment, Kimball Electronics.
In 2015 and 2016, Kimball was certified as a Great Place to Work(r).
Kimball Office made its first desk in 1970.
Kimball Office introduced the now standard concept of in-stock inventory and quick shipment of orders, revolutionizing the industry and forcing a move away from unresponsive manufacturing.
Kimball Office products have been featured in a number of feature films and TV programs.
Kimball Office has furnished desks and/or seating for such high-profile offices as the Vice President of the United States, the U.S. Senate, the Pentagon, and numerous state governors' offices.
Today, Kimball Office designs and manufactures furniture for private offices and open-plan settings for customers - from large multinational corporations to small, start-up companies.
National Office Furniture Company was established in 1980, a decade after its sister company Kimball Office.
National Office Furniture was introduced as a response to the market's call for high-quality, value-priced office furniture, to meet the needs of new and small businesses as well as larger businesses on smaller budgets.
As part of Kimball International, National entered this highly-competitive mid market segment with distinct advantages: quality wood construction; stocked inventory for short lead times; state-of-the-art production facilities; and outstanding value for the customer's dollar.
National Office Furniture grew quickly, gaining a stellar reputation for providing high-quality productions and personal service at an affordable cost.
National Office Furniture offers a complete line of value-oriented office furniture products, including freestanding and modular casegoods, seating, conference tables, bookcases and lateral files. National's emphasis on personal attention and delivering the ultimate customer experience has created a recognized culture of caring embodied in the company's tagline: "Furniture with Personality!"
Kimball entered the hospitality market in 1985, quickly becoming a premier supplier.
A significant strength of Kimball Hospitality is the speedy and reliable ability to engineer and mass produce custom-designed and specialty furnishings. Often, these proprietary designs require unique materials, custom colors or faux finishings, and challenging details or production processes.
Since 1992, Kimball Hospitality's reputation as a leading furnishings supplier has resulted in customers choosing its brand productions for over 60,000 guest rooms for hotel chains, luxury properties and resort destinations worldwide.
Kimball Hospitality has furnished thousands of rooms in Las Vegas' major hotels and casinos, making it one of the largest suppliers of furniture to this top tourist destination.
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Jasper, IN 47549-1001
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