Kimball Electronics facility named top business

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Kimball Electronics manufacturing facility in Jasper was recently named Business of the Year by the Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Development Board.

The award recognizes a company in Economic Growth Region 11 that has best utilized WorkOne Business Services. Dubois County is one of nine counties in Region 11.

WorkOne helps clients find a new or better job, choose a career, access training or get the information needed to succeed in today’s ever-evolving workplace.

Services are also offered to businesses needing to recruit needed members for their workforce.

“We appreciate this honor,” said Sue Habig, human resources manager for Kimball Electronics. “We’ve collaborated closely with this invaluable organization for many years, leading to an improvement in the quality of our applicants.”

Since 2018, the Kimball Electronics facility has received $109,000 in on-the-job training funding from WorkOne.

The Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Development Board serves as the governing board providing policy guidance for, and review and evaluation of, activities under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in the nine-county region of Southwest Indiana and Economic Growth Region 11.

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