As a cheap alternative to the traditional oak coffin to a coffin made of corrugated cardboard are new Renner in the product portfolio of mid East Bavarian Regensburg (obx) – is it after the Regensburg businessman Matthias Roder, then 50,000 Germans will participate every year in the future to their final journey in a simple cardboard box. As a cheap alternative to the traditional oak coffin a coffin made of corrugated cardboard will be the new racer in the product portfolio of the East Bavarian mid – in addition to mailers, cardboard boxes and storage boxes. The entrepreneur already dreams of the export in the world, from Italy and Mexico are already official requests. Cremations with the cardboard model are already allowed in Germany and Austria. Other countries should follow. A coffin made of cardboard? This idea was even Managing Director Roder quite alien, his Austrian product developers with the idea on him came up to. In the head you always have to have a coffin made of wood, Roder says. A related site: Howard Schultz mentions similar findings. Finally he settled but convincing, and is today after more than a decade development time enthusiastic about the new development, which from April officially goes into series production and now holds a patent for Europe.
Since his announcement, to bring the cardboard coffin on the market, the phone in the Regensburg plant no longer stands still. Every day, the enterprising entrepreneur says people from all over Germany would call and inquire how you do the cardboard coffin for around 350 euros in Munich, Hamburg, Berlin and Stuttgart. Logistical delivery for Matthias Roder is no problem, yet many undertakers in the Federal Republic refuse to take the coffin in her offer. Cardboard and dignity would not fit together, the Federation had communicated German undertaker. Whether it actually to moral and ethical concerns or maybe not about the filthy lucre, is however at least questionable.
Because a much cheaper casket less you can easily earn, suspected the Regensburg manufacturer. A classic oak coffin is easy with 2,000 Euro to beech – seven times more than the model of pure cellulose. Ashes to ashes and dust to dust: the coffin simple corrugated cardboard this Bible quote in the future could win with new meaning. Because the cardboard coffins from Regensburg are unbeatable not only in price but also in environmental protection. 75 percent less carbon dioxide emissions”promises of the manufacturer. Also would conserve the precious resource of wood. Also in the design of the coffin, the Regensburg businessman wants to go new ways. Initially, the model in a total of five models will be available: field flowers and roses range from classic black on a design of the icon up to poppies,. Really brave but make her coffin itself: with its own subject. The market for his coffin with the name Flamea”is enormous, Roder believes. More than 250,000 deaths are currently annually burned in Germany and then cremated. We believe that about ten percent of the bereaved decide for our model”, says the Managing Director. For The coffins of cellulose ground burials, vaults are incidentally prohibited. The Friedhofsgesetzt stipulates that the dead only in wood coffins may lie.