Press Release

J. Knipper and Company, Inc. wins One Southern Indiana’s “Economic Development Project of the Year” Award

New Albany, IN, March 17th, 2016 – One Southern Indiana (1si) announced the winners of its 28th annual ONE Awards, formerly the Southern Indiana Business Awards. 1si’s ONE Awards program is a prestigious annual event that recognizes the “best and brightest” in business in Southern Indiana and the Louisville Metro area. The winners received recognition at a dinner held March 17th at Huber’s Winery & Vineyards in Borden, Indiana. More than 350 attendees celebrated the success of these local and regional businesses.

The program recognized finalists in seven business categories, many of whom were showcased in customized videos before representatives of each award’s sponsor announced the winners. Ninety percent of the nominees’ scores were evaluated by an independent panel of judges based on criteria of business history, community involvement, response to adversity, newly-created opportunities, and innovation in products or services. The last ten percent was decided by online voting through social media.

J. Knipper and Company, Inc. was named winner of the Stites & Harbison PLLC Economic Development Impact Project of the Year ONE Award. In October of 2015, J. Knipper and Company, Inc., the largest supplier of end-to-end samples management services to the U.S. pharmaceutical industry, broke ground on a new high-volume distribution center in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Charlestown, Ind. The $13.3 million state-of-the-art distribution center is targeted to open in mid-2016 and will employ 56 full-time permanent employees. The new 313,000 square foot facility will provide innovative expanded distribution capabilities for many of Knipper’s pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device customers.

Other 1Si award winners included:
– The City of Jeffersonville
– Baptist Health
– Beach Mold & Tool Inc.
– Extol Magazine
– The News and Tribune
– Centra Credit Union

About J. Knipper and Company, Inc.

Founded in 1986, J. Knipper and Company, Inc., provides the healthcare industry with solutions in direct marketing, sampling, compliance, information technology and sales force productivity. Going beyond its roots in direct marketing fulfillment and sample distribution, J. Knipper and Company continues to offer innovative solutions to brand marketing and sales force challenges as well as robust and comprehensive compliance data services.

The Company has invested considerably in its physical and data infrastructure over the years. Knipper now maintains 1,000,000 square feet of facilities, including significant storage capacity for refrigerated product and controlled substances, along with an advanced data center protected for the secure and safe management of client data and application services. J. Knipper and Company has become the largest provider of sample accountability services in the US and is one of a handful of companies approved as an American Medical Association Database licensee.