Suhor Industries, Inc. Announces Signet Supply Officers

September 8, 2011
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OVERLAND PARK, KS – Suhor Industries, Inc. announced that its newest division, Signet Supply, has named Donald R. Robinson as President. In addition, Curt Shannon was appointed as Vice President of Sales and Ken Moore as Vice President of Marketing.

Signet Supply launched operations 18 months ago in response to the need for lower cost, high quality funeral products delivered with uncompromised service. Initially Signet Supply’s offering has been a targeted selection of high-volume, eye-appealing caskets. Signet Supply strives to fill the gap between cost and quality; creating value for funeral home customers and ultimately the families they serve.

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The Signet Supply team continues to focus on accelerating the growth and success they have experienced to-date. According to Robinson, “the successful launch, expansion and achievements thus far are the combined result of the excellent efforts of our entire team and most importantly because of the support and encouragement from our funeral home customers. Our business model enables us to find the best product value for our customers resulting in our offering a mix of products from domestic and international manufacturing facilities. Our pricing strategy is a straightforward approach – no minimums, no contracted obligations, no discount to calculate and no rebate to hope for or wait on”.

Signet Supply has quickly established a network of 25 same-day / next-day full-service distribution locations throughout the USA. Current states with at least one Signet Supply distribution location include: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Going forward the Signet Supply network will expand into other select markets while offering new lines of funeral merchandise.

Donald R. Robinson

Robinson joined Suhor Industries in July 2009 and has been in charge of Signet Supply since its inception. Robinson will continue with his duties as the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Suhor Industries. Most recently Robinson spent 14 years with Service Corporation International, serving since 2005 as Vice President of Supply Chain Management.

Curt Shannon

Shannon has worked for Suhor Industries since 1998. In addition to his role as Vice President of Sales for Signet Supply, Shannon continues as the Vice President of North Texas Operations for SI Funeral Services.

Ken Moore

Moore joined Suhor Industries in 2008. In addition to his new duties as Vice President of Marketing for Signet Supply, he continues in his role as Director of Sales and Marketing for Suhor Industries.

About Suhor Industries

Suhor Industries, Inc., a privately held company, has been in the burial vault business since 1933 starting in Kansas City, Missouri. Today Suhor’s primary business remains as a burial vault manufacturer operating in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. Along with a select group of independent distributors, the majority of Suhor locations offer Signet Supply caskets and cremation containers. In 2010, Suhor Industries touched over 100,000 families with our services. You may visit Signet Supply and Suhor Industries on-line at www.SignetSupply.com and www.SuhorIndustries.com.

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