Kimball, a subsidiary of Kimball International Inc., has signed an agreement to acquire David Edward (Baltimore), a designer and manufacturer of contract furniture, sold in the healthcare, corporate, education, and premium hospitality markets.

In conjunction with the asset acquisition, Kimball will lease the two existing David Edward production facilities in Baltimore and Red Lion, Pa., totaling 235,000 square feet.

David Edward will continue to operate independently, selling through their existing network of independent reps and authorized dealers.