Funeral Industry Press Releases
Qico’s mission is to shift cremation practices from traditional fire to a sustainable water based process, which correlate to the climate change initiatives that are necessary for the future of most industries.
Yesterday Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions announced we will shift production of the legacy Aurora hardwood caskets from our plant in Piney Flats, TN to our plant in York, PA. The move will allow us to improve our product quality and to create an upgraded, integrated Matthews Aurora wood casket product line.
Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of several premier locations in the Portland, OR area.
“We are a very goal-oriented firm and we knew our social media partner had to be committed to delivering on the metrics we established,” commented Todd Capps of the McDougald Funeral Home, Cemeteries and Cremation Services. “Not only has DISRUPT Media helped us deliver on every metric we set, but they have done it in a way that’s fun and doesn’t seem like work.”
People throughout Marion County have been invited to stop by Highland Memorial Park from dawn until dusk daily to share their thoughts and memories. The 4-foot by 8-foot banner will remain at the cemetery through June 30.
A death care giant looks to shovel more money in its Texas facilities.
Houston-based Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) plans to invest $40.9 million in facilities across the Lone Star State, including Houston, according to a release. The company is the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in North America and operates Dignity Memorial.
Crafted by hand in North America, the Barnwood features a solid oak, natural wood grain finish, a medium umber stain and is detailed with antiqued gold swing-bar hardware. The natural cotton rosetan interior accents the rustic aesthetic while the farm scene head panel creates a flawless cohesion.
The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) in partnership with the New York Department of Health is hosting a free, informational webinar for funeral service professionals on how to address the opioid overdose crisis.
Plan to Attend the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) 98th Annual Cremation Innovation Convention
“All things cremation” is the focus for a gathering of industry professionals in Chicago this August 10-12, 2016. CANA’s 98th Annual Cremation Innovation Convention will offer a valuable mix of business-building sessions, information sessions, and networking opportunities.
Head to Charleston, S.C., to Network, Discover and Profit!
The Cremation Association of North America, in cooperation with Kates-Boylston Publications, will hold a Crematory Operations Certification Conference on Nov. 15, 2016, at the Doubletree by Hilton at the Charleston Airport.