The Artisan went on display for the second time in the USA. Following the introduction at the
as a design object, the casket has now been exhibited in an industry expo as a product for sale in the North American market. The NFDA International Convention and Expo is one of the largest in the world and the Artisan was represented by
, a new casket manufacturer focusing on 'unique caskets for unique people'. The Artisan is being manufactured locally in Wisconsin using materials available in that market, the only thing being exported from New Zealand is the idea.
Amalgamated Casket Company was established in 1973 and is one
of Australia's leading casket manufacturers. It has proven an ideal
partner for Return To Sender with its strong customer focus, its
understanding of industry needs and its willingness to embrace new
design to strengthen its local manufacturing capability.