Trigard announces purchase of Eagle Funeral Products Inc.

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Trigard announces purchase of Eagle Funeral Products Inc.

Strengthening its position as one of the leading family-owned manufacturers in the funeral industry, Trigard announces exciting acquisition.

Danville, IL- , August 26, 2022:  Trigard, a division of Greenwood Inc., and the Darby Family are pleased to announce the purchase of Eagle Funeral Products Inc. as of August 26, 2022.  All of Eagle’s operations will be moved to Trigard’s headquarters in Danville, IL. 

“We have had a relationship with Eagle for decades”, says CEO and owner Linda Darby-Dowers. “We are excited for the opportunity to expand our presence across the country. Eagle has created a strong brand and a loyal customer base. It is our privilege to partner with the Eagle network, and we look forward to creating new relationships and new opportunities.”

“Eagle has been around since 1932. It has been my honor to own and operate the company for the last several years, and now it is my turn to pass the torch on to the Darby family and the rest of the team at Trigard. I am confident they will carry on the brand and continue to provide excellent support to the network of dealers,” comments previous Eagle owner David Long.

The team at Trigard has been working diligently to ensure a smooth transition. They are confident that Eagle customers will continue to receive high quality products and service.

“Our long-term goal is to create unity between the Eagle and Trigard brands,” says owner and CMO Ethan Darby. “We believe that our shared resources can provide a cohesiveness that will benefit both brands equally.”

Headquartered in Danville, IL, Trigard, a division of Greenwood Inc. is one of the nation’s leading family-owned manufacturers and consultants to the funeral industry.  Specializing in burial products such as burial vaults, infant caskets, urn vaults, and bronze grave memorials, Trigard is known as being one of the nation’s leading innovators and has been manufacturing products since the late 1960’s.