JASPER, IN — Kimball Hospitality has entered into a strategic manufacturing partnership with Linwood Furniture LLC to produce domestically manufactured Kimball Hospitality casegoods. According to Kimball, Linwood will exclusively manufacture the hospitality product for the company.
Kimball Hospitality, a 25-year-old brand unit of Kimball International Inc., is a global contract manufacturer of furnishings for the hotel, casino and resort industries, with facilities in Indiana, Virginia and Asia. Based in Lexington, NC, Linwood Furniture is a domestic manufacturer of wood furniture for the residential and hospitality markets, and an OEM producer of private label wood furniture.
In a statement, Stan Sapp, president of Kimball Hospitality and vice president of Kimball International said, "We believe our customers will be very eager to take advantage of the additional domestic manufacturing capacity this new partnership brings to our global portfolio."
According to Chad Wilkey, director U.S. Operations of Kimball Hospitality, the companies have already begun integrating their processes and systems.
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