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Kimball Electronics launches medical subsidiary

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JASPER, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Jasper-based Kimball Electronics Inc. (Nasdaq: KE) has launched a new subsidiary. The company says Kimball Medical Solutions will focus on various types of manufacturing needs for the medical industry.

Kimball says the new business unit will provide electronics manufacturing, precision injection molded plastics, contract manufacturing, assembly and packaging services, sterilization and cold chain management, custom automation services and test systems, machine vision and artificial intelligence and design engineering services.

“Our unified approach to providing innovative solutions and specialized services for the medical market from all of our areas of expertise and capabilities will enable our medical customers to increase their speed to market,” Don Charron, chief executive officer of Kimball Electronics, said in a news release. “We want Kimball Medical Solutions to be a single-source for our customers’ medical manufacturing needs.”

The company did not specify whether the new subsidiary would require additional space or if there are plans to add jobs. Inside INdiana Business has reached out to Kimball for more information, but has not yet received a response.