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Astral Expands its National Sales Force

LYNN, Ind. – Since the opening of a distribution center in Chicago in March, Astral has added two new sales representatives to its sales force to serve funeral directors in the Chicago area.

Bill Maloney brings more than 25 years sales experience and will be assisting funeral directors in the northern Chicago area. Rick Klepacz has almost 20 years of sales experience and will be serving funeral directors in the southern Chicago area.

“With both Bill and Rick’s sales background and their eagerness to help funeral homes and the families they serve, funeral directors can turn to them with confidence. Astral is very fortunate to have found such talented individuals to add to our fast-growing sales force, said Charlie Shaw, CEO of Astral Industries.

Astral Industries manufactures 18-gauge, 20-gauge and stainless steel caskets at its Indiana plant. For more information about Astral, visit or call the customer service department at 800-278-7252.

Posted Oct. 9


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