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Indiana Governor Honors Indiana Furniture for Business Longevity and Service to Hoosier Workforce

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On July 21, Indiana Governor, Eric J. Holcomb honored Indiana Furniture with the Governor’s Century Business Award in recognition of the company’s longevity and service to its employees, community, and the state.

“It’s an honor to recognize Hoosier business leaders who have been creating quality opportunities for Hoosiers and running their businesses in Indiana for more than 100 years,” Gov. Holcomb said. “Through a strong dedication to their employees, their businesses, and their communities, this company exemplifies the pioneering spirit and perseverance that will keep Indiana on the path to success for centuries to come.”

Along with Indiana Furniture, 76 companies and organizations were recognized. The Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for a minimum of 100 or 50 consecutive years and have demonstrated a commitment to community service. More than 1,500 Indiana companies have been recognized during the award’s 29-year history.

“As we celebrate 115 years, we couldn’t be more honored to receive this award,” stated Max Verkamp, President and CEO of Indiana Furniture. “The strong foundation and values set forth by our founders coupled with the unwavering focus on our solutions and our people provides us with the stability and passion to continue being successful, allowing us to better serve the communities in which we work and live.”

The Governor’s Awards ceremony, which was scheduled to occur in Spring 2020, was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This year’s award recipients will be invited to participate in the 2021 ceremony.


For more information, visit www.IndianaFurniture.com.

About Indiana Furniture: Headquartered in Jasper, Indiana since 1905, we have focused on developing relevant products at competitive prices, delivering operational excellence, and providing world-class service. Driven by our passion for craftsmanship and instinct for innovation, we actively help companies flex the function of their working spaces through a broad yet integrated portfolio of products. Every day, we are demanding a better future for ourselves, our customers, and our communities. We believe hard work and integrity are fundamental to our mission, that healthy and safe workspaces are key to long-term success, and in protecting a planet where all of us can thrive. For more information, visit www.IndianaFurniture.com.

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