Casket Company Calling it Quits

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A casket manufacturer is slated to shut down its Indianapolis operation less than three years after beginning production. In a notice to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Genesis Casket Co. says it let go more than 50 employees. You can view the full letter to the state by clicking here.

The company also has distribution facilities in Wisconsin, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Genesis announced in 2011 it would locate to Indiana over several other states. It planned to invest more than $17 million into a facility that would serve as its production and distribution center.

Plans called for the company to eventually employ 300 workers.

Sources: The Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Inside INdiana Business