casket companies

What’s up with Hillenbrand

By Funeral Director Daily / September 24, 2019 /

As a saver I keep what investments I have in separate buckets.  I have a bucket for my 401k, I have a bucket that generates current income, and I have a bucket where I hold stocks with the philosophy that these stocks “will be worth more in ten years than they are worth today”.  The…

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Matthews reports 1st Qtr 2019. . . . Memorialization segment increases sales

By Funeral Director Daily / February 12, 2019 /

On January 31 Matthews International, parent company of Matthews Cremation and Aurora Casket, reported its first quarter of fiscal year 2019 which covers the period of October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.  You can read the press release from Matthews here. As a company the consolidated sales totaled $374.2 million as compared to $369.5…

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What We See for 2018

By Funeral Director Daily / January 4, 2018 /

It is always fun when the ball drops in Times Square at the rise of the New Year to think about how the future will be affecting you.  Thinking about what will happen in the death care industry in North America is not something that comes to everybody’s mind, but if you make your livelihood…

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The American Casket Market

By Funeral Director Daily / December 19, 2017 /

I’ve been able to receive a private report from November 2017 on the State of the American Casket Market.  It is an extensive report that goes into who are the players in the industry, what is the market like, who has what percentage of market share, what is the profitability of the industry, and attempts…

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Batesville Casket Honored by State of Indiana

By Funeral Director Daily / October 6, 2017 /

Batesville Casket company was one of eleven Indiana companies honored and inducted into the State of Indiana Manufacturer’s Hall of Fame in a ceremony on October 4.  Companies were recognized by the Indiana Manufacturer’s Association for their outstanding contributions to the development of a healthy, dynamic manufacturing environment in Indiana. Batesville has been a part…

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