FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eternal Image, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB:ETNL), a public company engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing of officially licensed memorial products such as caskets, urns, monuments, vaults and gift items, today announced that it has expanded its licensing agreement with Precious Moments, Incorporated to include the engraving of official Precious Moments® characters on cemetery markers and headstones.
"This addition to our product mix is very important to us," said Nick Popravsky, VP of Sales & Marketing for the Company. "We routinely get requests from the public asking for permission to have their cemetery or local monument builder engrave Precious Moments® imagery onto the headstone of a loved one. Now we can finally accommodate those sales requests."
If you are a cemeterian or monument builder and would like information on how to register with Eternal Image to become an official provider of Precious Moments® engravings, please call 248-932-3333.
About Precious Moments®
Precious Moments is the original -- and most enduring -- collection of social expression and inspirational images in America. With its teardrop-eyed children and distinctive color palette, Precious Moments offers consumers a tangible way to commemorate life's important milestones and daily triumphs including marriage, the birth of a child, or a new friendship. Dominating the $21 billion gift and collectibles market, Precious Moments has been the No. 1 selling brand in the category for the past 15 years.
About Eternal Image
Eternal Image, incorporated in 2006, is headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI. The company is the first and primary manufacturer and marketer of licensed brand image memorial products. Currently, the company offers urns and caskets that feature licensed images from Major League Baseball™, STAR TREK®, Precious Moments™, the Vatican Observatory Foundation®, and the Collegiate Licensing Company. In 2010, Eternal Image formed a new division called the New World Gift Company. New World manages the design, manufacturing, and marketing of ancillary products such as liturgical candles, retail memorial candles, registry books, memorial prayer cards, and other gift items. For more information about Eternal Image or New World Gift Company, visit www.eternalimage.net, www.newworldgiftcompany.com, or call 1-888-6-CASKET. Also, you can join us on Facebook at and on Twitter at . Eternal Image is a public company traded on the OTC: Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol ETNL.
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