Service Corporation International (SCI) is a manufacturer of goods related to funerals as well as a provider of funeral services and cemetery property and services.
The company was founded by Robert L. Waltrip in 1962 as a small network of funeral homes and cemeteries in Houston, Texas. By 1999 SCI had 3,823 funeral services locations, 525 cemeteries, 198 crematoria, and two insurance companies in 20 countries.
Today the company operates the brands Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, Advantage, Funeraria de Angel, Memorial Plan, National Cremation Society, and Neptune Society.
Service Corporation International trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SCI, is a member of the S&P 400, is #823 in the Fortune 1000, has 15,442 employee, and had $2.99 billion in revenue in 2014.