Hal Atkins

About Hal Atkins

Companah is a small business founded in Central North Carolina, owned and operated by Hal and Shannon Atkins. Caring for others, living and loving the natural beauty of our state, and having careers in science and technology are the reasons they have built this practice. Hal spent his childhood in the mountains of North Carolina enjoying the natural splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Shannon spent her younger years down east on the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers. Knowing the importance of our natural environment, they are excited to bring a technology that will significantly reduce the environmental impact of traditional animal cremation methods while returning a better overall product to your family.

2019 NC TECH Finalist

Companah has been selected as a finalist for the NC Tech Awards “Tech for Good” award.  The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program that recognizes innovation, growth and leadership in the tech sector and is presented by the NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).   “For over 20 years, NC [...]

By |2019-09-26T16:25:26+00:00September 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2019 NC TECH Finalist

Job Posting: Client Experience Specialist

Working for Companah At Companah, our people are our most valuable resource. We respect and share the love that pet owners and medical staff have for our companions, and that is a foundation of our service. The episodes in which we serve our clients is a difficult and emotional time, and all who are a [...]

By |2019-08-20T22:49:02+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Job Posting: Client Experience Specialist

Companah Selected for 2019 NC RiOT Accelerator Program

We're thrilled about this - Companah has been selected to participate in the 2019 NC RiOT Accelerator Program! The RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) provides robust support for Internet of Things companies and intellectual property to commercialize products and bring them to market. You might be thinking - why in the world would a group like [...]

By |2018-12-21T21:42:14+00:00December 21st, 2018|Cary / Apex Area, Raleigh Area, Sandhills|Comments Off on Companah Selected for 2019 NC RiOT Accelerator Program

NC IDEA Grant Winner

We're thrilled to announce that Companah has been chosen to receive a funding grant from NC IDEA,  a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina. Micro-grant recipients were chosen from 30 finalists that had been selected from 208 submissions. Applications were accepted from NC-based startups with innovative products or business [...]

By |2018-06-21T17:43:56+00:00June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NC IDEA Grant Winner

Discount for Active Duty Military Personnel

As a measure of our support for those who are actively serving in the Armed Forces, Companah is happy to extend a 10% discount on all our services and memorial products. The men and women of the U.S. Military are devoted to giving their all in the line of duty. In recognition of your service, this [...]

By |2018-05-28T22:09:10+00:00May 28th, 2018|Sandhills|Comments Off on Discount for Active Duty Military Personnel

Bringing Your Pal Home From the Bus

Not sure where this video originates from - but it doesn't really matter. This kind of greeting is universal no matter what language, school or even country. Watching the video to the end, it's impossible to tell if the kid is happier or his dog! The companionship of a family pet is one [...]

By |2018-09-04T01:24:35+00:00May 18th, 2018|Spotlight on Pets|Comments Off on Bringing Your Pal Home From the Bus

So That’s How Chocolate Labs Are Made

My daughter makes the absolute best cookies in the world. I know she follows the standard Toll House cookie recipe that's printed on the bag for all the world to see, and I know that the only thing she does differently is to add butterscotch chips. Nonetheless, to me they are the best cookies in [...]

By |2018-09-04T01:33:48+00:00April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on So That’s How Chocolate Labs Are Made

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