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Starmark Funeral Products Acquires Funeral Industry Containers

RICHMOND, Ind. –Starmark Funeral Products has announced the purchase of Funeral Industry Containers based in Houston, according to a news release.

Funeral Industry Containers is a privately held regional manufacturer and distributor of cremation containers, cloth covered caskets as well as a variety of shipping trays.

“I am excited to partner with Starmark and the incredible growth opportunities made available with the additional product lines,” said Bret Barnes, president of FIC. “Cremation is growing rapidly and the Starmark line of products will allow me to better serve my faithful FIC customers as well as add hundreds of new ones.” Starmark of Texas will be adding staff and relocating to a much larger facility in the next few weeks.

Headquartered in Richmond, Starmark Funeral Products operates an additional distribution location in Lakeland, Fla.

“We are very pleased to include Bret Barnes in our Starmark operations through Starmark of Texas regional distribution center.” said Starmark president Gerald Davis.

Starmark sells and delivers its products to thousands of funeral homes nationwide seeking low cost and high value progression solutions for cremation client families. Starmark also provides engineered wood caskets under the Vision Casket brand. Existing FIC products will remain available alongside soon-to-be-added Starmark and Vision Caskets through Barnes at Starmark of Texas.

Posted Jan. 22


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