Business Groups

Matthews International Corporation is comprised of two business groups, Memorialization and Brand Solutions.

Memorialization

 

Cemetery Products — Creating Memories that Last

The Cemetery Products segment manufactures and markets products in North America, Europe and Australia used in the cemetery, funeral home and architectural industries. The segment’s principal products include cast bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products used mainly in cemeteries. Memorial products include flush bronze and granite memorials, upright granite memorials and monuments, cremation memorialization products, flower vases, crypt plates and letters, cameo portraits, cremation urns, niche units, cemetery features and statues, community and family mausoleums, and granite benches. In addition, the segment manufactures and markets cast bronze and aluminum architectural products used to identify or commemorate people, places, events and accomplishments.

 

Funeral Home Products — Over a Century of Quality Craftsmanship

The Funeral Home Products segment is a leading manufacturer and distributor of caskets and other funeral home products in North America, producing a wide variety of wood, metal and cremation caskets. It is also a leader in providing assortment planning and merchandising and display products for funeral service businesses. These products assist funeral service professionals in providing value and satisfaction to their client families.

 

Cremation — The Standard of Excellence

The Cremation segment is the leading designer and manufacturer of cremation equipment and cremation-related products in North America. Cremation equipment and other cremation products and services are sold primarily to funeral homes, cemeteries, crematories, animal disposers and veterinarians within North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Brand Solutions

 

Graphics Imaging – Global Brand Stewardship

The Graphics Imaging segment is one of the top 5 global packaging specialists and provides brand management, packaging and creative design services, artwork and pre-press services, printing tools for all print technologies as well as varnishing and embossing tools. The segment’s principal products and services include brand and project management, digital asset management, content management, packaging design, artwork, pre-press, flexo plates, gravure cylinders, print process assistance, print production management, brand color consistency and print quality improvement. These products and services are used by consumer products companies and packaging manufacturers to develop and print packaging graphics that identify and help sell the product in the marketplace successfully.

 

Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems — Hitting Our Mark for Over 160 Years

The Marking and Fulfillment Systems segment designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of marking and coding products and related consumables, as well as industrial automation products. The Company’s products are used by manufacturers and suppliers to identify, track and convey their products and packaging. Marking technologies include contact and ink-jet printing using a wide range of specialty inks, as well as indenting and etching processes. Marking solutions can be a stand-alone operation or integrated directly into the manufacturing process at high speeds with extreme accuracy.

 

Merchandising Solutions – Creating Exceptional Brand Experiences

The Merchandising Solutions segment is an industry leader in providing value-added merchandising and printing solutions for brand owners and retailers. The segment designs, manufactures and installs merchandising and display systems, and provides total turnkey project management services. The segment also provides creative merchandising and marketing solutions services.