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The history of griff

  • 1977

    -Coming from the Water Proof and Asphalt Paper business, Alex Phinn Sr. & S.E. Griffith create Griff & Associates in Fort Washington, PA
Old Griff Paper and Film Logo
  • 1981

    -S.E. Griffith retires selling the business to Alex Phinn Sr. who then opens offices in Tullytown, PA
  • 1983

    -Alex Phinn Jr. joins the company launching the division of custom converting.
  • 1984

    -Small warehouse and plant purchased at 5th St. & Columbia in Philadelphia debuting the business of sheeting and die cutting.
  • 1988

    -Bob Phinn joins the company in addition to moving the company’s office and plant to Bristol, PA
  • 1989

    -John Phinn joins the company
Alex Phinn Sr.
Alex Phinn Sr.
  • 1993

    -Todd Phinn joins the company
  • 1994

    -Bob, Alex, John and Todd purchase the company from their father. The brothers then expand the converting capabilities by purchasing more equipment along with a 100,000+ square feet facility and office space in Tullytown, PA.
  • 2001

    -Purchased the company’s current headquarters and facility in Fallsington, PA., adding more equipment and square feet to focus on more capabilities.
  • 2005

    -New building and Applied Laminates division launched catering to the Solar Energy market.
Current Headquarters
  • 2012

    -Purchased Creative Films in Lakewood, NJ launching the Decorative Film division.
  • 2013

    -Brand new multi-million dollar equipment purchased to expand the coating and lamination business to strengthen the company’s capabilities.
  • 2014

    -Fourth facility purchased to expand on the contract converting and extrusion lines for cast extrusions business.
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