|1907 ||J.E. Hébert starts up a lumber mill company.|
|1939 ||J.E. Hébert forms a partnership with J.A. Dumont.|
|1945 ||Victoria Industries is created, specializing in producing furniture with the wood from its own sawmill.|
|1948 ||Victoria Industries becomes Victoriaville Caskets Ltd.|
|1954 ||Claude Dumont, nephew of J.A. Dumont, begins working for the company.|
|1974 ||Claude Dumont becomes company president.|
|1975-1983 ||Expansion and modernization. The company joins the ranks of the largest and most well-known casket manufacturers in Canada.|
|1984 ||Acquisition of the company Mount Forest Caskets in Mount Forest, Ontario, now operated under the name Premier Caskets.|
|1989 ||Strategic alliance with Aurora, the largest independent manufacturer of steel caskets in the US.|
|1990 ||Acquisition of the assets of Atlas Caskets, which goes on to become Vic Royal Caskets Inc. Directed by Alain Dumont, son of Claude, representing the third generation in the business.|
|1995-1996 ||Cerco Industries, Montreal Caskets and Danyco Funeral Products join Victoriaville Group in order to address two strategic needs: a larger portion of the Montreal market and a wider range of products for cremation.|
|1997 ||Major factory fire at Vic Royal Caskets Inc.|
|1999-2001 ||Massive investment of $25M including relocation, modernization and expansion of the Vic Royal plant in Victoriaville.|
Creation of Victoriaville Funeral Supplies Inc. combining the manufacturing capacity of Vic Royal and the marketing of the entire range of funeral and memorialization products offered by The Victoriaville Group.
Creation of the organizational structure needed to sustain the growth of the Group, including adoption of the ERP SAP system.
Investment of $5M including, relocation and modernization of the paint system and implementation of two new assembly lines to manufacture under patented processes, two new casket collections.