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Cremation caskets provide growth for Complemar West

Chris Fleiner barely needs any extra muscle as he moves around a display of cloth-covered caskets at the Complemar West distribution center along Vista Boulevard in Sparks.

The lightweight caskets — corrugated fiberboard, covered with cloth and lined with satin — are expected to become a growing segment of business for Complemar West’s third-party logistics operations in northern Nevada.

And the Indiana-based maker of the caskets expects that Complemar’s Sparks facility will take on manufacturing in addition to distribution as sales grow throughout the West.

The cloth-covered caskets fit into a growing segment of the funeral market — families who …

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Northern Nevada Business Weekly Updated Jun 27, 2013 02:43PM Published Apr 15, 2013 10:17AM Copyright 2013 Northern Nevada Business Weekly. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.