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Messenger acquires Thumbies; thoughts on the “new memorialization”

In this news release from Messenger News you can read about the Messenger Company and its acquisition of the Thumbies Fingerprint Keepsakes business.  The release states that “the new addition to the Messenger family of companies will allow the Messenger team of sales representatives to offer the complete line of Thumbies jewelry in their portfolio of products, supporting the needs of funeral home partners across the country”. Kevin Tkacz, President of Messenger, added this comment, “This acquisition allows Messenger to […]

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Necessity making room for some casket changes in Hong Kong

It is often said that “necessity is the mother of invention”.  This article from Manufacturing Business Technology shows us that is the case in Hong Kong at this time as a recent surge in Covid-19 deaths has created a shortage of coffins in the city. The article states that “Hong Kong has reported about 200 deaths daily on average over the past week . . .. The surge has put a strain on mortuaries, and refrigerated containers are being used […]