Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services, with a network of funeral homes and cemeteries in North America. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 1,559 funeral service locations and 466 cemeteries (including 258 funeral service/cemetery combination locations) in North America that is geographically diversified across 45 states, 8 Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company’s combination operations include Rose Hills, the combination operation in the United States, performing approximately 4,500 funeral services and 7,800 cemetery interments per year. The company’s funeral service and cemetery operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. It sells cemetery property and funeral and cemetery merchandise and services at the time of need and on a preneed basis. The company provides all professional services relating to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles and preparation and embalming services. Funeral-related merchandise, including caskets, casket memorialization products, burial vaults, cremation receptacles, cremation memorialization products, flowers, and other ancillary products and services, is sold at funeral service locations. The company’s cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, including developed lots, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, cremation niches, and cremation memorialization property and sell cemetery-related merchandise and services, including stone and bronze memorials, markers, merchandise installations, flowers, and burial openings and closings. The company also sells preneed cemetery property interment rights and funeral and cemetery merchandise and services whereby a customer contractually agrees to the terms of certain products and services to be delivered and performed in the future. Funeral service/cemetery combination locations are those businesses in which a funeral service location is physically located within or adjoining a cemetery that the company owns. Regulation The company’s funeral home operations are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) under the FTC’s Trade Regulation Rule on Funeral Industry Practices (the Funeral Rule), which went into effect in 1984. History Service Corporation International was founded in 1962. The company was incorporated in Texas in 1962.
service corp international
1929 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019
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