Manufactures and distributes casket products
Hillenbrand, Inc. manufactures and distributes casket products. It operates through two reportable business segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equipment Group segment is a recognized leader in the design and production of equipment and systems used in processing applications and Batesville segment is a recognized leader in the North American funeral products industry. It offers a complete cremation marketing system for funeral service professionals. Batesville brand metal caskets are electronically welded and utilize rubber gaskets and a locking bar mechanism. Batesville's gasketed caskets are made of carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, and bronze. Batesville premium steel caskets also employ an alloy bar to help protect the casket cathodically from rust and corrosion. Batesville is the funeral products industry, where it has been designing, manufacturing, distributing, and selling funeral service products to licensed funeral directors operating licensed funeral homes. The company was founded on November 1, 2007 and is headquartered in Batesville, IN.