Indiana-based industrial equipment and casket maker Hillenbrand Inc. has agreed to acquire plastics-processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corp., the companies announced Friday morning.
2019 Indiana 100: From casket-making roots, Hillenbrand branches into industrial equipment
The Batesville-based company recognized that it needed a new growth engine after Americans began embracing cremation as an alternative to casket burials.Read More
Joe Raver says a company is “only as good as its talent.”
Hillenbrand is making headway at a time when most corporations reap little improvement for their investment in wellness programs.
Gestamp Automocion makes metal components for the auto industry, employing 18,000 people worldwide. Now it is branching into the staid niche of casket manufacturing.
Batesville-based casket manufacturer Hillenbrand Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal first-quarter profit fell 8 percent as an increase in sales was offset by higher costs.
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.
Hillenbrand Inc.’s Batesville unit, the largest U.S. maker of coffins,wants the trade commission to prevent Ataudes Aguilares
from selling its products in the United States and Puerto Rico.