HYGECO signs two new contracts in Algeria!


HYGECO will equip the anti-cancer centers of two new military hospitals in Oran and Constantine. Construction will be completed by the end of 2019. Equipment delivery is scheduled for September. On the agenda: HYGECO will provide “standard packages” including forensic and morgue equipment. They will be similar to those already installed in Blida and Tamanrasset […]

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The dispersion of ashes in space, is this really the future of funeral practices?


Star dust is a poetic way of dispersing the ashes of the deceased. If this iconoclastic practice comes as a surprise, other more urgent concerns emerge. Focus. In France, two funeral agencies are offering to disperse the ashes of their customers in space! The ashes are collected in a balloon inflated with helium, which will […]

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Hygeco: trusted by the Faculty of Medicine in Nantes, France.


The Faculty of Medicine in Nantes (France) just ordered a set of refrigerated cells, as well as a large arrangement system for body conservation which will replace the current formalin vats. The cold room, which is in negative temperatures, will be able to contain up to 20 bodies; 32 bodies can now also be kept […]

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HYGECO renovates the Research Institute Against Cancer of the Digestive Tract (IRCAD)!


The IRCAD, a training center for laparoscopic surgery and a research institute against digestive tract cancer based in Strasbourg, was created in 1994 by the famous Professor Jacques Marescaux. ”Operation Lindbergh” was the name given to a surgery performed by the professor in 2001 from New York on a patient located in Strasbourg.  The operation […]

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Meeting with Ana, Group Purchasing Manager at HYGECO!


One year ago today, Ana joined the HYGECO team. On this special day, she shared her background, her motivations and her daily life in the leading French group. HYGECO: Tell us about your career up to now Ana: I had a fairly typical student career. First, I did a business school in Normandy where I […]

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#SuccessStory HYGECO has reequipped the Athanée in Nice, France!


At the end of 2018, HYGECO delivered its biggest project in France: the Athanée in Nice. This rather old funeral home required a month of work for the teams on site. The entire group was mobilized: From equipment production to installation, between the various production units—both in France and Germany—and the technical and installation teams! […]

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Meeting with Olivier, thanatopractor at HYGECO!


Olivier has been a thanatopractor since 1994 and at HYGECO for 8 years. We met him so that he could talk to us about this unusual and yet necessary profession for mourning families. Interview. How did you learn about and choose thanatopraxis? Olivier: I was initially in the food business. I met someone who was […]

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A mediator catering to funeral home professionals and families


Mediation is an extra-judicial solution to relieve the courts. Indeed, the time when only a summons to settle a dispute with a professional market sector is over. The consumer can now bring in a Consumer Mediator—a natural person—free of charge to negotiate a reasonable solution and thus avoid a long trial with an uncertain outcome. […]

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HYGECO will deliver the global equipment for the Laboratory of Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of Agadir in Morocco in March 2019!


The new Anatomy Laboratory is located in the Faculty of Medicine of Agadir, brand new too. It is an innovative project, because the equipment that was chosen and selected are not only high-end, but also customized. Thus, the production teams were led to create items that are only very rarely made, such as custom tanks […]

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HYGECO has equipped 30 hospitals in Libya!


Last January, HYGECO delivered a package of similar equipment to each of the 30 hospitals being renovated. No less than 15 40-foot containers filled with hospital equipment left Europe for Libya. Beyond manufacturing a set of identical equipment throughout the different production sites in Europe, then sending 15 containers of equipment while managing export issues—all […]

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Meet Océane, thanatopractor at HYGECO!


Océane has been a thanatopractor at HYGECO for 2 years. She explains with modesty and honesty how she chose this unusual vocation and what the roots of her profession are. Interview. How did you hear and choose thanatopraxis? What do you like most about your job? Océane: I got to know this job by chance. […]

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Meet us at Arab Health from January 28th to 31st, 2019!


From January 28 to 31, 2019, HYGECO group will be pleased to participate in Arab Health. With more than 4,150 exhibitors and over 84,500 trade visitors from 160 countries, this very first trade show of the year has become in just a few years THE unmissable event for the medical sector. It is of course […]

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HYGECO regains a foothold in the Libyan market! 


After years of absence and after working in close collaboration with a new local partner, HYGECO has secured the contract to supply equipment for 30 hospitals across the country. This major project, which includes a package of identical equipment for each hospital, will be delivered in the first quarter of 2018.

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HYGECO is providing equipment to the Blida and Tamanrasset military hospitals in Algeria! HYGECO is providing equipment to the Blida and Tamanrasset military hospitals in Algeria!


One of the international projects carried out in 2017 that stands out among the rest is the provision of post-mortem equipment for the Algerian military hospitals in Blida and Tamanrasset. Indeed, HYGECO delivered all the equipment for the morgue as well as autopsy and anatomy-pathology laboratories. These two hospitals, holding 168 beds each, will be […]

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(France) HYGECO : tout beau, tout neuf !


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Biodegradable urns: 6 minutes!


Yes, in just 6 minutes and not a minute more! Watch the video and see it for yourself. That’s the time required for our biodegradable urns to decompose. With over 40,000 urns sold every year, we can safely say this product will continue to be a success.

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Great results for HYGECO in Africa!


HYGECO has great hopes for the African market. As a result, we decided to invest with the creation of a new Regional Manager position last September. And the return on investment is already in sight, with a successful year and no less than 10 post-mortem projects in Algeria, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia and the Ivory […]

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Happy New Year 2018!


Even though the past year was HYGECO’s 130th anniversary, we can’t get too comfortable with our success as our pioneering spirit continues to push us forward. In the coming weeks, we will be pleased to announce some major positive changes that illustrate our group’s never-ending energy. Until then, we wish everyone, wherever you are in […]

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HYGECO is re-supplying 34 hospitals all over Saudi Arabia!


We are celebrating another impressive international project for the HYGECO group! Since last May, we have been in charge of providing 34 Saudi Arabian hospitals with various equipment. This colossal project includes 92 sub-zero refrigerated chambers (-20°C) and just as many forklifts! HIP teams, and in particular the logistics department, worked incredibly hard to send […]

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Flashback on MEDICA Düsseldorf 2017 before FUNERAIRE Paris opens


The HYGECO group participated in MEDICA 2017 – World Forum for Medicine from the 13th to 15th of November with two stands: HYGECO and FUNERALIA. It was undoubtedly a resounding success with over 200 strong qualified prospects, including many distributors and end-customers interested in our products. It also gave us the opportunity to finalise an […]

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