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April 7, 2014

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Eckels Down Under

Strategic Partnership Formed with New Zealand based company

GUELPH, ON – H. S. Eckels and Company is pleased to announce that it has reached a strategic partnership agreement with Mortech Industries NZ Ltd to be an exclusive distributor of Eckels products in New Zealand.

Mortech Industries serves the funeral industry in New Zealand and abroad. They are a privately owned company operated by Adrian and Kate Featherstone.

Adrian, member of NZ Embalmers Association and NFDA, has an extensive autopsy background, managing the Department of Mortuary Services for a large public hospital for 37 years, where he developed an embalming service to funeral homes.

“We are excited to now offer our clients the Eckels range of quality embalming products. We strongly believe that the parallel core values and objectives of Eckels and Mortech Industries will lead to great opportunities for our clients” says Mr. Featherstone.

The two companies share the common goal to provide the funeral industry with new and innovative products, and excellence in service and education. Eckels and Mortech are committed to meeting the evolving needs and demands of their clients.

“Mortech’s commitment to provide the world’s best funeral brands make them ideal partners for Eckels, and we look forward to working with The Mortech Team” says Richard Steele, president of Eckels. “This new partnership is important as Eckels continues to develop a truly global brand in funeral service”.

Eckels is a fully diversified Funeral Service supply company dedicated to providing quality products and outstanding service to Funeral and Cemetery professionals around the world. Founded in 1895 by Howard S. Eckels in Philadelphia, PA, Eckels specializes in embalming chemicals and products for funeral home preparation rooms and also provides a wide range of cemetery and crematorium products. The Eckels “Impressions” cremation urn catalogue hosts the most extensive line of cremation urns available.

H. S. Eckels and Company, 352 Silvercreek Parkway, Guelph, Ontario N1H 1E7, 1.800.265.8350.