Founded in 1972, Astral is privately owned and operated and has grown to become one of the finest steel burial casket manufacturers in the United States. We have over 40 years of experience in producing steel burial caskets. Astral Industries, located in Lynn, Indiana, is unique to our industry with its ability to purchase raw coils of steel and produce finished powder coated caskets within a single facility.
Batesville has been rated #1 in product quality, service and innovation for four years in a row by funeral professionals, according to Funeral Service Insider (FSI)! Batesville’s legacy of manufacturing excellence is also noted by experts outside of funeral service. All of the company’s plants have been recognized as winners or finalists in the Industry Week Best Plants of North America competition, alongside some of the world’s leading automotive, defense, medical, electronics, and other industrial manufacturers. Batesville is the only casket company to achieve this status, and one of only a few companies that has repeat wins.