Governor issues statement after signing Religious Freedom bill

 “This bill is not about discrimination, and if I thought it legalized discrimination in any way in Indiana, I would have vetoed it.” Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SEA 101) in a private ceremony. The governor’s statement follows. Today I signed the Religious…

Kimball International and Electronics complete spin-off

Jasper — Today, Kimball International, Inc. announced that it has completed the spin-off of the company’s Electronic Manufacturing Services (“EMS”) business, newly named Kimball Electronics, Inc. (“KEI”) “Today’s announcement marks a significant achievement by countless employees of both companies,” stated Bob Schneider, the new Chairman and CEO of Kimball International. “Both companies are poised for…

Settlement reached on AT&T charges

National settlement reached with AT&T for “mobile cramming”; as many as 450,000 Hoosiers may be eligible for refunds Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Indiana’s involvement in a $105 million national settlement reached today with AT&T Mobility LLC, resolving allegations that the company placed charges for third-party services on customers’ cell phone bills that had not…

Kimball Electronics split to occur by October 31

Jasper — Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) (“Kimball International” or the “Company”), an Indiana-based manufacturer, today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has declared effective the Form 10 Registration Statement filed by Kimball Electronics, Inc. (“Kimball Electronics”), regarding the Company’s spin-off of its Electronic Manufacturing Services (“EMS”) business. Kimball International anticipates…

Kimball Office partners to create classroom of the future

Kimball Office supplied several product lines to a new learning environment designed for more active learning. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Richard Ross, the “Classroom of the Future” was unveiled at Sidney High School (SHS) in Sidney, Ohio. By collaborating design services and handling the furniture acquisition, Kimball…

New Best Western being constructed in French Lick

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 for a new $6 million Best Western Plus hotel to be located at 613 Arnold Habig Boulevard in French Lick IN. C & B Hospitality, LLC owners/investors Kevin Beaty and Donavan Crews, Hillcrest Development Inc. president and CEO, Al Hill and General Hotels Corporation vice…

German American Bancorp, Inc. reports strong first quarter performance

German American Bancorp, Inc. reported another period of strong financial performance during the first quarter of 2014. During the quarter ended March 31, 2014, German American’s reported net income of $6.3 million, which was an increase of approximately 9 percent, on a reported net income basis, above the net income of $5.8 million in the…

Waltz earns project management accreditation

Chris Waltz, Manager, Engineering Systems, Research and Development, at Kimball International, recently earned Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials thru the Project Management Institute (PMI). According to PMI, the PMP credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that those accredited have the experience, education and competency…

Honest to Goodness new tourism brand for Indiana

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Mark Newman, executive director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) unveiled a new consumer brand for Indiana. This new brand, the embodiment of the well-earned reputation for Hoosier hospitality and authentic experiences, is “Honest to Goodness Indiana.” “Everywhere you go in Indiana, the people and the experiences are…

Stens’ parent company announces strategic partnership

Polaris Industries Inc. today announced a strategic partnership with Stens’ parent company, Ariens Company. According to a press release, both companies will benefit from this arrangement, growing through exposure to adjacent markets while fostering innovation through shared technology and R&D investments. “By partnering with Ariens, we bring together two leading and highly-respected companies that are…