• 1977 •

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

• 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 custom converting division

• 1988 - 1993 •

Bob Phinn, John Phinn, and Todd Phinn join the company.

Griff moves its plant and office facilities to Bristol, PA.

• 1994 •

Bob, Alex, John, and Todd purchase the company from their father. Griff expands into a 100,000+ square ft facility and office space in Fallsington, PA. The brothers also upgrade converting capabilities by purchasing more equipment.

• 2001 •

Griff purchases the company’s current headquarters in Fallsington, PA.

By adding more equipment and square feet, Griff expands its capabilities.


Griff purchases a new building and launches its Applied Laminates Division which caters to the energy market.

Griff also purchases a facility to expand extruding, coating, and laminating capacities.

rolls of films on a slitter

• 2012 •

Griff purchases Creative Films in Lakewood, NJ and launches its Decorative Films Division

• 2013 •

Brand new multi-million-dollar equipment is purchased to expand the coating and lamination business.

This expansion strengthens the company’s capabilities.

• 2014 •

Griff purchases its fourth facility to expand on the contract converting and extrusion lines for cast extrusions business.


Griff expands its facilities to accommodate tarps, membranes, and geotextile liners, launching its Geo-Liner Division.

• 2021 •

Griff Decorative  Films relocates from Lakewood, NJ to Fallsington, PA.

Griff expands capabilities by adding new equipment. This equipment upgrade consists of a new coater, extruder, and hot-melt adhesive. The company also added new slitting and spooling equipment, and a roll label press.

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