JCR Supplies merge with Manchester Supplies
Victoriaville, QC, December 2, 2020
We are pleased to announce the merger of the operations of JCR Supplies Inc with Manchester Supplies, a division of Victoriaville & Co. Located in Quebec City since its founding in 1976 by Jean-Claude Pelletier and Robert Fournier, hence the name JCR, the company is today chaired by Pierre Bélanger, who has worked for the company since 2009. Mr. Bélanger brilliantly rose to the challenge of becoming president of the company following the sudden death of Mario Fournier, son of Robert.
Our association with Manchester Supplies will provide us with increased corporate support in order to continue to provide unparalleled service to our existing and future customers,” said Pierre Bélanger, president of JCR Supplies Inc.
For our part, we are proud to welcome to our ranks a company with an enviable reputation that will help us complement our product line. In addition, it is with great pleasure that we welcome the JCR team to our ranks who will join our funeral supplies sector, said Charles-Olivier Dumont, Vice-President of Sales and Business Development of Victoriaville & Co
This acquisition will allow us to increase our presence in the Quebec market while continuing our efforts to diversify and find global solutions to better meet the growing needs of our Canadian, American and International customers. This association is directly in line with this line of thinking, "adds Alain Dumont, President of Victoriaville & Co.
ABOUT VICTORIAVILE & CO.
Founded in 1907 and committed exclusively in the field of funeral services since 1948, Victoriaville & Co. is today a fourth-generation family business employing hundreds of people in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has grown to become the third-largest manufacturer of wood caskets in North America and one of the largest distributors of funeral products.
ABOUT JCR SUPPLIES
Based in Quebec City since 1976, JCR Supplies Inc., serves funeral businesses in Eastern Canada, Universities, as well as the health sector. JCR offers, among other things, preservation, presentation and equipment solutions. Its ability to respond effectively to the needs of its customers has enabled JCR to maintain an enviable reputation, mainly in the province of Quebec and in other regional markets.
Michelle Bouffard Communication Director, Victoriaville & Co.
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