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Issue Features

  • A Track Record of Trust

    The story behind the nation’s largest privately owned and FASTEST. EASIEST.® funding company. “Our focus from the beginning was to [...]

  • Spotlight On: Preneed in 2018

    Preneed services help funeral directors create impressions and offer comfort long before the family needs a funeral service. In many [...]

  • Edward J. Sheehy, Jr.

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Edward J. Sheehy, Jr., funeral director with Riverview Funeral Home located in Shelton, CT [...]

  • Clora Funeral Homes

    With three locations in Detroit, Michigan, Clora Funeral Homes have truly made a name for themselves. Lead by Major Clora, [...]

Company Spotlights

American Airlines Cargo

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S&S/Superior Coach

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Aftercare.com

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Industry Alerts

The Signature Group Names Inman Shipping Worldwide as Preferred Provider

February 16th, 2018|Comments Off on The Signature Group Names Inman Shipping Worldwide as Preferred Provider

The Signature Group has named Inman Shipping Worldwide as their preferred provider of shipping services.  Inman will assist on all shipments. This one call will save time and allow Signature Group associates to spend more time serving their families. “Inman [...]

Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions Announces Halcyon Platinum- A Groundbreaking New Platform for Funeral Home and Crematory Management

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions Announces Halcyon Platinum- A Groundbreaking New Platform for Funeral Home and Crematory Management

ATLANTA, GA- Funeral homes and crematories can now manage their business even more efficiently with Halcyon Platinum, the perfect option for those who want an easy-to-use system with robust capability. This system builds on previous platforms created by Halcyon Deathcare [...]

Private Label Reaches Milestone

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Private Label Reaches Milestone

INDIANAPOLIS - Buchanan Group announced today that it shipped its 100,000th casket on February 8.  The company is a master distributor of its own line of Private Label™   caskets and has a network of fifty distributors around the country and [...]

Jeff Vierkant Promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing at Link Manufacturing

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Jeff Vierkant Promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing at Link Manufacturing

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Link Manufacturing, Ltd. has announced the promotion of Jeff Vierkant to vice president of manufacturing. In his new role, Vierkant will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of manufacturing including manufacturing engineering, production, quality, purchasing, sourcing, [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Introduces Burnout Prevention Program for Funeral Professionals

February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Introduces Burnout Prevention Program for Funeral Professionals

West Des Moines, Iowa – Homesteaders Life Company, in partnership with Dr. Jason Troyer, author and founder of Mount Hope Grief Services, is proud to present Finding Resilience. The new program is designed specifically for funeral and allied professionals to [...]

49 Wilbert Licensees Earn Ultimate Service Provider for 2017

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on 49 Wilbert Licensees Earn Ultimate Service Provider for 2017

BROADVIEW, IL – Forty-nine Wilbert Licensees have earned the 2017 Ultimate Service Provider designation from Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI), the company recently announced.  The Ultimate Service Provider is the highest service honor for Wilbert Licensees, achieved by passing rigorous [...]

Aftercare.com Chosen as a Preferred Partner of Selected Independent Funeral Homes

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Aftercare.com Chosen as a Preferred Partner of Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Clinton, NC -  Aftercare.com announced today they have been chosen as a Preferred Partner with Selected Independent Funeral Homes. “We are excited to be joining Selected as a Preferred Partner, “said Ellery Bowker, founder of Aftercare.com.  "We’ve always admired their [...]

Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust Announces Director of Development

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust Announces Director of Development

DEERFIELD, IL — Bea Pedersen has been hired as the Director of Development for Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust. Pedersen is responsible for cultivating and growing involvement and financial support of the Selected Educational Trust and directs all administrative [...]

A Newly Redesigned Suite of Digital Displays Are Now Available from FuneralScreen

February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on A Newly Redesigned Suite of Digital Displays Are Now Available from FuneralScreen

Romeoville, Illinois, U.S.A. – FuneralScreen, a Greene Valley Media company, is pleased to announce that it has updated its entire Sierra line of digital display signage products and services to include an entirely new suite of sizes, free standing pedestal [...]

Pierce Sales Representatives Earn Special Achievement Awards

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Pierce Sales Representatives Earn Special Achievement Awards

BROADVIEW, IL – Pierce was honored to present sales achievement awards to three Regional Sales Representatives and one Distributor for their 2017 accomplishments. Randy Emmert was awarded the distinguished Bill Pierce Award, given to one who demonstrates exemplary professionalism and [...]

Precoa Lead Generation Program Goes Viral

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Precoa Lead Generation Program Goes Viral

PORTLAND, OR – One of Precoa’s preneed marketing programs gained unexpected national publicity this week when a Milwaukee television station story about a local “Pizza & Preplan” community education event was picked up by media outlets nationwide, including Fox News, [...]

Wreaths Across America Receives Donation

February 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Wreaths Across America Receives Donation

 A check for $500 was presented to Wreaths Across America – Lebanon, MO on January 30. The donation was the result of Private Label Caskets, a division of the Buchanan Group, giving its distributors the opportunity to nominate a project [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Acheivment

January 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Acheivment

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, held its national sales meeting and recognition banquet last week in Dallas, Texas. During the event, the company recognized account executives for providing exceptional service [...]

Final Care Pre-Planning selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

January 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Final Care Pre-Planning selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

Final Care Pre-Planning, a leading preneed marketing firm with locations in Utah and Arizona, has chosen the Travel Plan by Inman as their travel plan provider.  “We only choose and offer products that align with our own high standards for [...]

Mission of Our Lady of the Angels Receives Donation

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Mission of Our Lady of the Angels Receives Donation

A check for $500 was presented to Mission of Our Lady of the Angels on January 24. The donation was the result of Private Label Caskets giving its distributors the opportunity to nominate a project or non-profit organization it supports. [...]