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- THINKING out of the BOX. Stall, Sam // Cincinnati Magazine;Feb2001, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p58
Features the Batesville Casket Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio. Company history and background; Efforts to transform itself into a lean manufacturing operation to gain market share; Lineup of urns and caskets offered; Customization services.
- No Deadheading Allowed. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;12/3/2001, Vol. 265 Issue 49, p22
Focuses on the service offerings in the logistics business of casket manufacturer Bastesville Casket Co. in the United States. Company background of the Bastesville Casket Co.; Improvement in transport of raw materials into the plant of Basketville; Product offerings of Batesville Logistics.
- FINAL PARTY. Stall, Sam // Indianapolis Monthly;Jun2001, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p110
Focuses on a showroom at the Batesville Casket Co. headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dominance of the casket market; Fictional themed viewings; Tool for edification of death-industry professionals; Showcase of yuppie burial technology.
- Best fleet for the final run. Petty, Gary // Fleet Owner;Mar2006, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p32
The article reports on how the private truck fleet of Indiana-based Batesville Casket Co., a leading producer of caskets in the U.S., is considered to be a critical component of shareholder value. The fleet is composed of 130 over-the-road vehicles and 400 local box trucks. The fleet's goal is...
- Unused Capacity Pushes Hillenbrand Back to the Future. // Funeral Monitor;12/11/2006, Vol. 15 Issue 47, p1
The article reports on the merger of Hilenbrand's sister company NorthStar Industries with Batesville Casket. According to its marketing manager Scot Hunt, NorthStar will be an independent division of Batesville which will provide a long-term supply of quality caskets and casket parts to...
- The Official Scoop on NorthStar. Weigel, Joe // Funeral Monitor;12/11/2006, Vol. 15 Issue 47, p3
The article features the company NorthStar Industries. NorthStar manufactures finished caskets with private labels and casket parts to distributors. The company merged with Batesville Casket Company in the mid 1990s and acquired tools from Casket Shells Incorporated. Its private label caskets...
- The Quick and the Dead. Austen, Ben // Atlantic;Dec2010, Vol. 306 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses a factory owned by the Batesville Casket Company in Manchester, Tennessee, focusing on its use of production values connected with the Toyota automobile manufacturing company. Its focus on continual improvement, efficiency, and productivity are examined and the relationship...
- Never Fear CHANGE. Wells, Anna // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation;Feb2008, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p8
The article presents a company profile for Batesville Casket Co., established in 1884 in the U.S., which is the 2006 AME National Manufacturing Excellence Award recipient. It is said that the company is a leading manufacturer of hardwood and metal caskets in the country, with facilities in...
- A DAILY ROUTINE OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT. Blanchard, David // Industry Week/IW;Oct2006, Vol. 255 Issue 10, p30
The article features metal and hardwood burial caskets manufacturer Batesville Casket Co. of Batesville, Indiana. The company is planning to build non-standard products that look like standard products. Diversity is a competitive advantage to the company according to vice president of operation...