JASPER, Ind., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBAL) has been designated with the AchieveWELL Five Star certification through the Wellness Council of Indiana. Kimball International was officially honored at the 2018 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit, September 6-7 in downtown Indianapolis.

“On behalf of the hundreds of employees who participate in our many wellness programs, along with the HR professionals and wellness ambassadors who design and administer our numerous wellness activities and programs, we are pleased to accept this honor. As stated in our company’s Guiding Principles, our people are the company and there is no better way to care for our people than to provide opportunities for healthy living,” stated Lonnie Nicholson, Chief Administrative Officer.

Companies that earn the AchieveWELL certification have established a corporate culture that encourages and supports employee health through worksite wellness programs. The Wellness Council of Indiana provides an independent assessment of wellness processes through AchieveWELL and the designation is divided into three levels: Three Star, Four Star and Five Star. The standards are progressive through the Five Star Award. Kimball International achieved the Five Star level.

The AchieveWELL process offers a clear understanding of the necessary components of successful worksite wellness and recognizes excellence in the field of health promotion. The Wellness Council of Indiana provides helpful tools, templates and personal coaching to aspiring AchieveWELL organizations. The AchieveWELL assessment and evaluation is available to all organizations in Indiana. The Wellness Council of Indiana is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

About Kimball International, Inc.

Kimball International creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold through our family of brands: Kimball, National, and Kimball Hospitality. Our diverse portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Our values and integrity are demonstrated daily by living our Guiding Principles and creating a culture of caring that establishes us as an employer of choice. “We Build Success” by establishing long-term relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, shareowners and the communities in which we operate. For more information, visit us online at www.kimballinternational.com.

For additional information contact:

Lonnie Nicholson mailto:Lonnie.Nicholson@KimballInternational.com