Batesville, the leading provider of comprehensive solutions to the death care industry, has once again received the industry’s top scores in Product Quality, Service and Innovation in the annual Casket Survey conducted by Funeral Service Insider (FSI), a Kates-Boylston publication.
1. Just like the hospital, funeral homes are also a business. What makes a hospital or funeral home greater than the others are the compassionate hearts of the nurses and funeral directors caring for the patients and families.
And the industry is changing with the times. “Like any industry, things are changing and evolving all the time. Funerals are different than the funerals of my grandfather’s day,” Stephen Dill of the Funeral Directors Association told ONE News at the trade show.
Confronted with the sudden death of their 18-year-old daughter, Fred and Dorothy McIntosh Shuemake made a defiant decision: they would not worry about any finger-pointing, whispers or family stigma.
Messenger announced today the addition of its new financial partner, Orchard Holdings Group, LLC (“Orchard”) a private investment firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Orchard and Messenger’s management team have partnered to acquire the Company and support its growth over an extended timeframe.
The Signature Series free-standing line consists of four models – a 32”, 42”, 46” and a 55” screen model. The real wood cabinetry is made with precision CNC manufacturing and can be engraved with any text or even a logo. Available in Mahogany, Chestnut, Walnut, Fruitwood standard ﬁnishes, 4 premium metallic ﬁnishes or custom matched to any color.
Our Executive Director Mark Allen was eating brunch a few weekends ago at an Austin restaurant when he noticed a classic car parked on the side of the road. Upon further inspection, he discovered it was a tribute to a late Austinite who had passed away in 2012. This got us thinking. Are there other tributes that are just as interesting here and abroad?
Wolfgang Gabler got the idea for his new iOS app, Your last Will, when he was traveling in his home country of Germany a few years back. He stopped at a crossroads and suddenly an accident took place. Two vehicles propelled toward him on his left and right. They crashed just fifteen feet in front of him.
How do you get your Funeral News? Newsletters and monthly industry magazines have traditionally dominated the landscape for funeral related news topics. In our era of immediate information at our fingertips, even the “traditional” providers have initiated other mediums for reaching funeral directors and interested industry parties such as manufacturers or similar (non consumer).
FrontRunner has long been known for the most advanced websites on the market and this latest release raises the bar even higher. It is packed with the most up to date mobile friendly technology, the industry leading Book of Memories Memorial Website generator and the highest revenue generation of any website on the market.