BATESVILLE, IN., September 16, 2014 – Batesville, the leading provider of comprehensive solutions to the death care industry, announced the addition of a new category of premium memorial stationery and additional Catholic-inspired collections, designed by Hallmark Cards, Inc., to meet the expectations of today’s consumers. These new products combine high quality construction and materials, deluxe finishes and opulent touches that are not available in standard stationery offerings.
BROADVIEW, IL, October 1, 2014 – Wilbert Funeral Services introduces The Forever ProgramSM, a themed commemoration package that ties together burial or urn vault carapace images with keepsakes to create a meaningful experience and remembrance for families.
West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company President-CEO Steve Lang announced today that veteran industry leader Steve Shaffer will become the company’s Chief Operating Officer effective October 1. A thorough search commenced when Lang vacated that position upon succeeding Graham Cook as Homesteaders’ CEO on March 1 of this year.
Matthews International today announced the release of a new Bio Cremation® unit designed for the North American market. The new cremator uses the water-based alkaline hydrolysis (AH) process that Matthews helped introduce to this market in 2009,
BROADVIEW, IL, July 31, 2014 – Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI) is pleased to name Donald R. Robinson as Executive Vice President-Licensee Products & Services. In his new role, Robinson oversees all WFSI operations and support services for the Wilbert Licensee network.
BROADVIEW, IL, June 27, 2014 – Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Suhor Industries, Inc. announced today that the merger of the two firms has been approved this week by each company’s shareholders and Board of Directors. The official date of the merger is July 1, 2014. Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. is the surviving corporate entity.