Kimball International Recognized as #6 of the 2016 Top Ten Public Companies in Indiana

JASPER, Ind., Sept. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL) was recognized on September 15, 2016, as #6 of the 2016 Top Ten Public Companies in Indiana at the INVESTIndiana Equity Conference in Indianapolis.  This award was presented by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst®) Society of Indianapolis and the local chapter of Financial Executives International. The selection of top performers was determined by composite rankings based on quantitative analysis of several performance factors over a two-year period of public companies headquartered in Indiana and traded on the NASDAQ and NYSE exchanges.

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Michelle Schroeder, Chief Financial Officer, commented, “To be included as a Top Ten Public Company in Indiana in the inaugural year of this competition is an honor which highlights the progress Kimball International has achieved in growing both our sales and operating income during our past two fiscal years.  We are proud to have both manufacturing operations and our headquarters located in Indiana.  Our Indiana workforce is a key element to our success.”

Patrick Industries, Inc. was recognized as the 2016 Indiana Public Company of the Year.  Additional companies included in the top ten were Drew Industries Incorporated, Angie’s List, Inc., Thor Industries, Wabash National Corporation, KAR Auction Services, Inc., Simon Property Group, Inc., First Internet Bancorp, and Berry Plastics Group, Inc.

About INVESTIndiana
INVESTIndiana is a one-day investor conference that provides face-to-face access to the C-Suite leaders of key Indiana public companies.  Formal presentations and one-on-one meetings provide analysts, institutional investors and fund managers corporate performance insights and prospects for the future.  Since the first event in 2008, INVESTIndiana has provided access to public companies large and small, representing a variety of industry sectors from every region of the state.

About Kimball International, Inc.
Kimball International, Inc. creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold through our family of brands: Kimball Office, National Office Furniture, and Kimball Hospitality. Our diverse portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Dedicated to our Guiding Principles, our values and integrity are evidenced by public recognition as a highly trusted company and an employer of choice.  “We Build Success” by establishing long-term relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, share owners and the communities in which we operate.  To learn more about Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL), visit www.kimball.com.

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CONTACT: For additional information contact:
		
Dennis Gerber
812.482.8619	
Dennis.Gerber@Kimball.com