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Batesville:  New Prominence Sucamore Casket

BatesvilleIntroducing the New Prominence Sycamore Casket.  With its fine, rich grain and refined character, sycamore has long been valued for use in wood furniture, flooring and other home interior applications.  Batesville Casket Company has enhanced this beautiful wood with a rich, deep red finish families prefer and a hand-polished lid for an exceptionally radiant luster.  When compared to other premium woods, in nationwide focus groups among funeral directors and families, sycamore was overwhelmingly selected for its rich grain, deep red finish and traditional elegance.

The new Prominence, by Batesville, features an all new casket shell that takes its cue from traditional design and craftsmanship.  Thedramatically rounded shape accentuates the casket’s understated lines, making a definitive statement in any selection room.  Elegantly curved lugs echo the casket’s overall shape and provide a beautiful base for the hand-antiqued hardware.

This new product, the Prominence, also boasts innovative design features never before seen in a wood casket.   The crisp Charpente® interior system follows the flowing curve of the casket shell, highlighting the beautiful shape and LifeSymbols® corner designs.  An elegant cap panel
adds sophistication to the casket interior.  A classic, turned post corner adds rich detail to this timeless design when LifeSymbols corners are not used. Industry first round interchangeable corner, Rounding the “corners”  of a casket and applying one of the industries most popular personalization features, LifeSymbols, shows the highest form of leadership.  This beautiful addition is the result of a team of dedicated designers and engineers working together to “one-up” their own previous hard work.

New sycamore wood species to the funeral industry. Sycamore is an all-American wood species that shows a beauty known mainly to exotic imports.

Revival of well respected, tradition rich Marsellus® name. Marsellus has long been known as the design leader within the funeral
industry.  Imitated by many, Marsellus owns a combination of style and quality that has parallels within high-end European automobile and
apparel industries.

Introduction of innovative round Charpente® interior: The Charpente takes the traditional big-body and adds a touch of sophistication.  The new round Charpente is perfectly tailored to the flowing lines of this round bodied casket. Newly designed casket utilizing an intricate two-radius rim and base mould. New from the floor-up, this casket borrows nothing and provides everything in an all new look to wood caskets.  New lugs, corners, and a rich-red color speak of the extensive open palette used in creating this beautiful hardwood casket.

Within a traditional market, new product innovation provides the extra measure of value our industry expects and Batesville willingly provides by continuing to answer the question:  How can we better serve our families?

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