Kimball International Recognized with Great Place to Work® Certification for Third Consecutive Year

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Kimball International Recognized with Great Place to Work® Certification for Third Consecutive Year

JASPER, Ind., May 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBAL) has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Kimball International earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.  A summary of these ratings can be found at http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/kimball-international.

"We strive every day to provide an environment and live a culture where our employees can learn, grow, be productive and have fun. An engaged workforce delivers quality products and services which in turn enables us to build success - for customers, share owners, and the communities in which we operate. The employee feedback we receive from the surveys is analyzed to identify continuous improvement opportunities. Our goal is to be the employer of choice and listening to the voice of our people is critical," said Lonnie Nicholson, Chief Administrative Officer of Kimball International.

"We applaud Kimball International for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Kimball International should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

"According to our study, 77 percent of Kimball International employees say it is a great workplace," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production.

Kimball International employees completed 1403 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.59.

About Kimball International

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.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

For additional information contact:

Lonnie Nicholson
lonnie.nichlolson@kimball.com