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2010 Innovation Award Finalists

2010 NFDA Innovation Award WinnerArgent International - ThanoSeal - Eliminates leaks, Seals skin slip, Seals incisions
Argent International - ThanoSeal - Eliminates leaks
ThanoSeal is a pre-cut clear polyethylene tape to be used as a wound closure and sealer for needle sticks, carotid arteries, anywhere body fluids may leak.  ThanoSeal  is pre-cut in various convenient sizes and shapes.  2x2", 4"x4", 2" ovals and 4" by 25 foot rolls.

This ThanoSeal tape will minimize time to prepare a body for showing or reduce embalming time, and avoids sewing with possible needle injuries to the embalmer, especially if our Sutureless Protocol is used.  Most importantly, ThanoSeal will halt any leakage post embalming and this can provide tremendous “piece of mind” and obviously reduce further time and cost issues...More

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American Airlines Cargo - Customized Military Cart—Honoring our Fallen Heroes!  
AA- Military Cart
American’s Employees have a deep care and concern for our fallen military heroes, and have taken it upon themselves at many airports around the U.S. to design and fabricate special carts that provide a much more dignified mode of handling for these special shipments.  One special cart was recently produced at our Tucson facility, that provided an excellent example of this work by dedicated and caring AA employees....More 

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Barrier Products - BioSeal System Human Remains Sealing Station  
BioSeal System Human Remains Sealing Station
BioSeal Systems is addressing the health, safety and infection control issues involved in Mass Fatality Response. The BioSeal Human Remains Sealing Station is the only product in the world that is designed to solve the worker fatigue and emotional health cost that result from being required to seal hundreds of human remains each and every day at a temporary morgue.
This is a new product that is the response to a new need as presented by the Mass Fatality response community...More
The Dodge Company: The Dodge Waterless Aspirator 
The Dodge Company: The Dodge Waterless Aspirator
The Dodge Waterless Aspirator is the first electric aspirator available to funeral service which utilizes the technology of the peristaltic pump.  The peristaltic pump, which is primarily used in the medical field in dialysis and heart/lung bypass devices, eliminates the need for aspirated material to pass through a motorized mechanism or impellor.  The aspirator creates a vacuum by compressing flexible tubing, using a series of three rollers which rotate in a housing at a high rate of speed.  This allows the isolation of the aspirated material from any moving part of the...More


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Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: PrepArm HVAC Product for Preparation Rooms 
Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: PrepArm HVAC Product
PrepArm is a ventilating product for localized air extraction in the preparation room. 
It is an innovative application of a product that exists elsewhere in industry and adapted to the unique needs of the funeral industry for protecting the embalmer from noxious fumes.
PrepArm consists of a lighted transparent exhaust hood attached to arm sections that swivel by means of jointed elbows. The flexible arms function much like an overhead light in a dental office so that the embalmer can easily move the exhaust hood over the...More

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2010 Innovation Award Entries


 Ad All Occasions:  Cremains Box Cover
 

Ad All Occasions

American Airlines Cargo - Customized Military Cart

AA- Military Cart

  American Airlines Cargo - AA -“Get Known” Program

AA - Get Known

 American Airlines Cargo - The New Business ExtrAA Program



 

American Airlines Cargo - The New Business ExtrAA Program

 Argent International - ThanoSeal - Eliminates leaks, Seals skin slip, Seals incisions.

 

Argent International - ThanoSeal - Eliminates leaks

AtNeed.com, Inc. - Atneed.com: A free, interactive, on-line, merchandising platform

AtNeed.com

Aurora Casket - Aurora Casket Company's Celebrating Life’s Journey  

Aurora Casket Company's Celebrating Life’s Journey

Aurora Casket Company's Designer Series

Aurora Casket Company's Designer Series

Aurora Casket - Aurora Casket Company's Family Advisor Management Edition

Aurora Casket Company's Family Advisor Management Edition

Batesville Casket Company - Batesville Online Ordering System

Batesville Online Ordering System

Batesville Casket Company - LifeStories Medallions

Batesville Casket Company - LifeStories Medalions

Batesville Casket Company - ObitLink online obituary network service

Batesville Casket Company - ObitLink

Barrier Products - BioSeal System Human Remains Sealing Station

BioSeal System Human Remains Sealing Station

Commemorative Casket USA, LLC: Theromoplastic Injection Molded Casket With Graphic

Continental Computer Corporation: UDesign Funeral Home Management Software Feature

Continental Computer Corporation: UDesign Funeral Home Management Software Feature

Continental Computer Corporation: UDesign Funeral Home Management Software Feature

CycledLife - Invigorating the Funeral Industry By Focusing on the Living

CycledLife - Invigorating the Funeral Industry By Focusing on the Living

Directors' Choice: First Call Interface - A Breakthrough in Funeral Home Processes

Directors' Choice: First Call Interface: A Breakthrough

Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: Interior Elements for Preparation Room Interior Design

Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: Interior Elements

Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: PrepArm HVAC Product for Preparation Rooms

Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd: PrepArm HVAC Product

Elegante Brass Company: Companions Pet Urns

Elegante Brass Company: Companions Pet Urns

ForeverLoved: Pendant Urns

ForeverLoved: Pendant Urns

Greene Valley Media Co.: Digital Directory Systems

Greene Valley Media Co.: Digital Directory Systems
 

 KGeiger Design LLC: KeepSake Kabinet

KeepSake Kabinet
 


 

 

Love Ashes: Embrace Line

Love Ashes Embrace Line

 

 Love Ashes: Eternity Line

Love Ashes Eternity Line

Matthews Cremation: SecurIDy™ - Cremation Tracking System

Matthews Cremation: SecurIDy™ - Cremation Tracking System

 Matthews International Corporation: Official Star Trek Cremation Urn

Matthews International Corporation: Official Star Trek Cremation Urn

Memories By Design, Inc: Funeral Maker PRO

Memories By Design, Inc: Funeral Maker PRO

Memory Vessels:  Memory Vessels Keepsake Jewelry - Cremation Jewelry

Memory Vessels


Meredith Corporation ONE Service: On-Air Notification Entry Service

Meredith Corporation ONE Service: On-Air Notification Entry Service

 

 

 Messenger: A Trusted Friend

Merry Christmas From Heaven ® Remembrance Ornament
 

 

Mooney TunCo, INC: Merry Christmas From Heaven ® Remembrance Ornament with Bookmark

Merry Christmas From Heaven ® Remembrance Ornament

 Mortuary Response Solutions: MERC®System FH

Mortuary Response Solutions: MERC®System FH

Mortuary Response Solutions: Portable Cadaver Storage Racks

Mortuary Response Solutions: Portable Cadaver Storage Racks

Share Memories, LLC/Memory Vessels: Memory Niche

Share Memories, LLC/Memory Vessels: Memory Niche

 

The Dodge Company: The Dodge Waterless Aspirator

The Dodge Company: The Dodge Waterless Aspirator

Tributes, Inc.: National Online Obituary Classifieds Platform

Tributes, Inc.: National Online Obituary Classifieds Platform

Trigard: Healing Tree Urn Vault restores importance of graveside ceremony to cremation

Innovation 2010 Trigard: Healing Tree urn vault

Triple H – Final Honor: Firefighter’s Memorial Keepsake

Triple H – Final Honor: Firefighter’s Memorial Keepsake

Wilbert Funeral Services: Forever Remembered Memorialization Jewelry

Wilbert Funeral Services: Forever Remembered Memorialization Jewelry

 

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