Victoriaville & Co. Announces Intent to Acquire Haven Line Industries

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Victoriaville & Co. Announces Intent to Acquire Haven Line Industries

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA, June 19th, 2024 — Victoriaville & Co. is pleased to announce the signing of a binding  agreement to acquire certain assets of Schuylkill Haven Casket Company and Columbia Caskets Corporation, dba  Haven Line Industries, based in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania. Pending the completion of due diligence, formal  approval and execution of a definitive agreement, Victoriaville & Co. and Haven Line Industries will operate separately  while working together for a smooth transition that will retain product quality and exemplary customer service.  

“This transaction supports Victoriaville’s continued strategy to grow its business geographically and through  complementary product and service offerings that benefit funeral professionals and the families they serve.  Victoriaville and Haven Line Industries share similar business values with a driving focus on the needs of funeral  professionals. This commitment towards solutions for the challenges faced by their customers will continue to be the  compass for the combined enterprises.”, said Charles-Olivier Dumont, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of  Victoriaville & Co.  

“Haven Line Industries has a proud heritage dating back to 1919”, said Tina D. Houck, President and CEO of Haven Line  Industries. “Both companies have earned a reputation for value and service and this transaction will result in a great  blending of two family-operated iconic brands. I am really excited about the possibilities this combination will create for our customers and for our employees.” 


Schuylkill Haven Casket Company manufactured quality wood caskets from 1919 until 2016 when the operations  switched from a casket manufacturing facility to a distributor of wood & veneer caskets. In 1975, the directors of  Schuylkill Haven Casket Company saw an increasing interest in metal caskets and Columbia Caskets Corp. was  established as a metal & cloth covered casket distributor. Haven Line Industries is a fourth -generation family operated  business, well-established in five states, and is known as a leading distributor of quality products and services. 


Founded in 1907 and committed exclusively to the funeral profession since 1948, Victoriaville & Co. is a fourth generation family business that employs hundreds of people in Canada, the United States, Australia, and the  United Kingdom. Victoriaville & Co. has become the third-largest manufacturer of hardwood caskets in North  America and one of the most important distributors of funeral and commemorative products.