Jen-Coat was founded in 1972 in Westfield, Massachusetts. The company began in the extrusion coating business and has expanded to become a significant participant in the flexible packaging industry. The company was sold by its founders to American Business Products in 1990. The Company prospered as a division of this publicly traded office supply company. American Business Products was purchased by Mail-Well, Inc. in early 2000. Management partnered with CGW Southeast Partners to purchase the business from Mail-Well, in September, 2000.
The Company has made a number of notable achievements and investments over its 38 year history, including the following: