Effective April 1, 2008, Hillenbrand Industries, Inc., completed the spin-off of its funeral services business, Batesville Casket Company.
Subsequently, Hillenbrand Industries changed its name to Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC), with Hill-Rom, the medical technology company, as its sole operating company.
The newly named Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) is now the parent for Batesville Casket Company.
Hillenbrand Industries was organized into two operating companies serving the health care and funeral services industries.
Batesville Casket Company is a leader in the North American death care industry through the sale of funeral services products, including burial caskets, cremation caskets, containers and urns, selection room display fixturing and other personalization and memorialization products
Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and workflow information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.