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August 17, 2015

Aurora Announces Receipt of FTC Approval to Merge with Matthews International   Aurora Casket Company today announced it has received Federal Trade Commission approval to complete its planned sale to and merger with Matthews International. more


June 9, 2015

Aurora Announces Definitive Agreement for Transaction with Matthews Corporation
Aurora Casket Company today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Matthews International Corporation more

October 27, 2014

Aurora Brings Funeral Service Marketing Experts Together for Seminar Series
Aurora has partnered with leading experts to provide tools more

June 30, 2014

Aurora Introduces NEW Military Caskets!
Aurora is pleased to announce the introduction of two more

January 22, 2014

Aurora Ranked Highest in Service Again!
Aurora is excited to announce the launch of a new eLearning more

January 17, 2014

Aurora Launches New eLearning Program
Aurora is excited to announce the launch of a new eLearning more

November 19, 2013

Aurora's Lacy Robinson Appointed to APFSP Board of Trustees
Aurora is pleased to announce that Lacy Robinson, Director of Professional Development at more

November 12, 2013

Aurora and Homesteaders Announce iPad Winners!
Aurora Casket has partnered with Homesteaders Life more

August 15, 2013

Aurora and NFDA Offer Complimentary Expo Pass
Aurora and NFDA offering a free one-day expo pass.. read more

May 15, 2013

Aurora Adds Digital Registry Solution
Aurora Joins Forces with A Simple Thank You to Offer New Service for Families... read more


April 9, 2013

Aurora and funeralOne Join Forces to Provide Marketing Solutions to Funeral Service Providers
Aurora Casket Company has partnered with more


March 18, 2013

Aurora Launches "Voices of Care" on Facebook
Leading funeral professionals share insights on what makes Great more

March 18, 2013

Aurora to Sponsor Keynote Address at ICCFA Convention
Aurora is proud to sponsor keynote speaker Bridget Brennan at this year's more

March 18, 2013

A Decade of Focus on Professional Development
Aurora Casket's Lifetimes program recognizes 10 year more

March 12, 2013

Funeral Service Insider Conducting Annual Casket Survey
Funeral Service Insider is currently conducting their annual Casket Survey for funeral directors. The survey allows Aurora more.

November 6, 2012

Aurora Sponsors Cremation Strategies Conference
Aurora presents new ideas for funeral professionals at Cremation Strategies Conference in Charleston, South more.

October 23, 2012

Aurora Casket Ranked Highest in Service Again 
Aurora Casket Company once again received top marks for Service in the annual Casket Survey conducted by the Funeral Service Insider read more.

September 7, 2012 Aurora Partners With Cooper Caskets & Funeral Supplies
Aurora Casket Company announced a strategic partnership with Cooper Caskets & Funeral Supplies to sell Aurora caskets to funeral homes in New Jersey, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland... read more.
August 14, 2012 Homesteaders and Aurora Affirm Support for Casket Protection Program
Top executives with Homesteaders and Aurora met recently to affirm their joint commitment to the industry-leading Casket Price Protection program... read more.
August 14, 2012 Aurora Introduces Cremation Arrangement Guides for Tablets
Helping families navigate the different choices for cremation services has become easier with new arrangement guides... read more.
July 27, 2012 Aurora Makes Strategic Additions
Aurora Casket announced today several organizational changes designed to accelerate the development of key solutions... read more.
July 2, 2012 Aurora Casket Company Acquired by Kohlberg & Company
Aurora Casket Company announced today that the company has been acquired by affiliates of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C... read more.
April 12, 2012

Take Funeral Service Insider's Casket Survey
FSI's annual casket survey provides funeral professionals with detailed analysis on the latest casket trends... read more.

April 3, 2012

Cemeterians Seeking Alternatives to Traditional Bronze Memorials
Cemeterians are noticing a decrease in bronze memorial sales, with 62.5% citing cost as the major reason... read more.

March 26, 2012 Aurora Casket Receives 2012 Tri-State Success Award
Cincy Magazine announced earlier this month that Aurora Casket Company won one of its Tri-State Success Awards... read more.
March 8, 2012 Aurora Casket's Lacy Robinson Receives Award for Obtaining 225 Hours of Continuing Education Credit
The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky recently honored Aurora's Senior Professional Development Trainer Lacy Robinson, CFSP... read more.
December 15, 2011 Aurora Casket Tops Industry Survey of Funeral Suppliers
Nation’s largest family-owned casket manufacturer receives highest marks in build quality and client service... read more.
November 1, 2011 Soapbox Cincinnati Features Aurora Casket & Advisor
Technology is changing the way almost everyone does business, and the funeral planning industry is no different... read more.
October 13, 2011 Aurora Casket Acquires Memorial Stationery Provider Rob-Win Press
For more than 70 years, Rob-Win Press has printed and manufactured high-quality memorial stationery and register books for funeral professionals... read more.