Since 1919 The Schuylkill Haven Casket Company, Inc. has been servicing the Funeral Industry with hardwood caskets. We manufacture 50 different casket designs using 8 species of wood… walnut, mahogany, cherry, maple, pine, oak, poplar and aromatic red cedar.
Pennsylvania is one of the most diverse hardwood lumber regions in the
world, we purchase most of our "green" lumber from local mills.
After we stack the lumber we season it and then kiln-dry it to our particular
requirements. This seasoning and drying process assures quality throughout our
We distribute units directly to the funeral homes in the Northeast through our warehouses. We will only distribute directly to licensed Funeral Directors and Funeral Homes. We also sell our line of woods to a network of distributors. Through our distributors our woods are available to funeral homes in 35 states.
The above photo is an example of of our lumber stacks... 66" wide and 52 layers high. notice the 1"spaces between the layers and the "chimney" in the center. Each stack of lumber is equal to about 2080 bd./ft. or... 15 caskets.
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