Friend Paper Co & West Carrollton Parchment Co. founded by J. Howard Friend. Company focused on paper manufacturing while possessing limited paper converting capabilities.
West Carrollton Parchment Co. added West Carrollton Converting Co. to expand into broader converted paper markets.
Miami Packaging, Inc. in Middletown, Ohio, was purchased by the West Carrollton Parchment Co. to expand into gravure printing and laminating.
Pierce Lonergan, great grandson of J. Howard Friend, became chairman of board and majority shareholder.
Ahlstrom West Carrollton, Inc
Ahlstrom, a Finnish company, purchased both companies. Ahlstrom West Carrollton, Inc was born.
Ahlstrom shuts down last parchment machine in North America, fully transferring all parchment manufacturing capabilities overseas.
Private investors, Hank Dorris and Cameron Lonergan, purchased Ahlstrom West Carrollton, Inc, changing the name to West Carrollton Parchment & Converting, Inc.