Hillenbrand exploring ‘alternatives’ for its funeral, burial subsidiary
In 2019, Hillenbrand officials told IBJ that Batesville accounted for about one-quarter of the corporation’s sales and 40% of its cash flow, but trends toward cremation were denting revenue.Read More
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
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.
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.