Hillenbrand Inc. operates Batesville, which sells burial caskets and other death-care products. Hillenbrand also operates a Process Equipment Group, which makes material-handling equipment and systems.
Hillenbrand Inc. operates Batesville Casket, which sells burial caskets and other death-care products. Hillenbrand also operates K-Tron International, which makes material-handling equipment and systems.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday that Ataudes Aguilares will be barred from bringing in caskets with attached memorabilia compartments, which Batesville-based Hillenbrand has patented.
The Batesville holding company said it will purchase K-Tron International Inc. in New Jersey for about $435 million, including
$45 million in K-Tron debt and cash on hand. The deal is expected to close by the end of March.