Funeral Industry Press Releases
On the busiest shopping weekend of the year, funeral service professionals can take advantage of amazing deals right from the comfort of their own homes or funeral homes. MortuaryMall.com today announced their 6th annual Black Friday sales event, which will offer an incredible, value-packed lineup of great deals. With increased manufacturer participation, there will be even more products offering free shipping or bigger discounts at this year’s event. The event kicks off at 12:00am ET, on Friday, November 27
Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the promotion of Justin Baxley to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Business Development. In this new role, Baxley will be responsible for implementing FPG’s acquisition strategy, where he will identify and evaluate funeral homes and cemeteries that have the desire to be leaders in the funeral profession by partnering with FPG.
New Memorials Direct is changing its name to Bailey and Bailey. They are still one of the world’s largest suppliers of quality cremation jewelry and offer one-stop shopping for fingerprint, cremation and photo pieces. Fingerprint jewelry ships out within an unbeatable one to three day lead time. They also made it easier than ever to capture fingerprints by offering digital fingerprint scanners that accommodate apple, android or windows devices.
Vandor Corporation and C.J. Boots Casket Company of Anderson, Indiana are pleased to announce a merger agreement. An industry leader Manufacturing superior hardwood caskets since 1999, C.J. Boots Caskets quickly became an industry leader in quality and value. “When we decided to develop an improved ceremonial rental casket we knew we needed to look no further than Anderson, Indiana.
TV celebrity Mike Rowe paid a visit to The Mortuary Lift Company in his search for unique businesses – and the innovative individuals who run them – to feature on his reality show, “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” now in its third season on CNN. Rowe was intrigued when he learned about Katie Hill and the company she owns and operates, particularly its flagship product, The Ultimate 1000 Lift™. As a result of that visit, Mortuary Lift, Hill and The Ultimate 1000 Lift were featured in a segment on the Wednesday, October 28 show.
“It will strengthen our collective reach and reputation, plus provide renewed focus on funeral service education for students on-campus and online. We plan on revitalizing our curriculum to ensure graduates are prepared to meet the current and future needs of funeral service.”
Passare®, offering the only cloud-based funeral arrangement and collaboration platform in the funeral profession, recently announced the addition of Matt Dugas as Account Executive for Passare. “We are pleased to welcome Matt to the Passare family,” said Jay Thomas, Passare CEO and VP. “He possesses an in-depth knowledge of funeral industry technology solutions, customer service, and account management.
Music licenses for calendar year 2016 are now available through the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. ICCFA is offering licensing with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC for $263 per property through January 31, 2016, with no additional fees or membership required. Licensing directly with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC would cost more than $600 per location.
Service Corporation International announced today that Mr. Robert L. “Bob” Waltrip will be stepping aside as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors after 53 years of devoted service to the Company.
Passare®, offering the only cloud-based funeral arrangement and collaboration platform in the funeral profession, recently announced the addition of Julie Hofmann as Account Executive for Passare. “We are pleased to have Julie join Passare,” said Jay Thomas, Passare CEO and VP. “She brings an acute understanding of the way that technology changes client expectations. Her experience with new technologies will be a great benefit to our existing and new customers, and will help us lead the funeral industry forward.”