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August 5, 2014 - Matthews Announces Second Generation Bio Cremation® Unit
and New U.S. Partnership
 

Matthews International today announced the release of its new Bio Cremation® unit designed for the North American market that offers improved performance and consistency.  The unit is a product of the company's new partnership with U.S.- based BioSafe Life Sciences.

June 25, 2014 - Matthews Announces EarthSmart Cremation Services™ Pilot Project
with Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society

Matthews International is proud to announce an exciting new pilot project that brings together two industry pioneers, Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society and Matthews International.

April 30, 2013 - Matthews Cremation and NFDA Announce 4th Annual Pet Loss Business Development Conference Series for July 2013
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) and leading manufacturer & supplier of environmentally-driven cremation solutions, in association with National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), is proud to announce their fourth annual Pet Loss Business Development Conference series: “Opportunity Unleashed.”  The one-day educational forums, hosted in Albany, N.Y. (July 22), Baltimore (July 24) and Orlando, Fla. (July 26) bring together some of the most advanced experts within the pet death care industry.

December 3, 2012 - Matthews Cremation Division announces the addition of Don Collins as an Equipment Sales Consultant.
Matthews International Cremation Division (Nasdaq: MATW) the acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of the most technologically advanced cremation systems in the world, is pleased to announce that Don Collins is now an Equipment Sales Consultant.

June 1, 2012 - Matthews Cremation Division announces the addition of Patrick Turner and Dawn Heaton to the Urns and Memorial Arts Call Center.
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW), and manufacturer of human and pet cremation equipment appointed two new associates to their Urns and Memorial Arts Call Center. Together, Mr. Turner and Ms. Heaton will bring extensive experience in sales and customer service to Matthews and are looking forward to bringing sales and customer service to the next level.

January 16, 2012 - Matthews Cremation Division announces the acquisition of the Todaysure Ltd. and Todaysure Projects Ltd.
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) and leading manufacturer of human and pet cremation equipment announced today, the next step in the expansion of their European cremation and incineration operations with the acquisition of Todaysure Ltd. and Todaysure Projects Ltd.  The newly merged operation will be known as Todaysure Matthews (TSM). Based in Manchester, United Kingdom, Todaysure was founded in 1994 and is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of combustion and environmental systems.

August 11, 2010 - Matthews Cremation Division releases new informational website about BIO Cremation
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) and leading manufacturer & supplier of environmentally-driven cremation solutions cremation launched a new informational website dedicated solely to BIO Cremation™, a new green alternative to traditional flame cremation. The website http://www.biocremation.info exists to educate consumers, legislatures, media networks and industry professionals about the national adoption within the funeral service, environmental benefits for the community and meaningful “end of life” alternative for arranging families.

July 26, 2010 - Matthews Cremation Division names Tim Balthazar, Wayne Jenkins and Wayne Johnson as Regional Sales Representatives for equipment, supplies and service
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW), and manufacturer of human and pet cremation equipment appointed three new associates to their sales force. Together, Mr. Balthazar, Jenkins and Johnson bring over forty years of combined experience in sales and customer service to Matthews and are looking forward to bringing sales and customer service to the next level.

July 19, 2010 - Matthews Cremation Division equipment featured in movie The A-Team
Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) and leading manufacturer of human and pet cremation equipment was recently highlighted in the summer action movie, The A-Team. Released June 11, 2010, the movie makes use of Matthews cremation equipment in a scene where the character of Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith is placed in a cremation chamber while faking his own demise.