History - Jamestown Container | Corrugated Packaging Solutions


Jamestown History

Increasing Packaging Efficiency for More Than 65 Years

Jamestown Container Companies was founded in 1956 by Glenn Janowsky on the principle of bringing a better packaging solution to companies all around the Great Lakes region of North America.

Together with Joseph R. Palmeri they established a company focused on high quality products and outstanding service. Today we’re still a first and second generation owned company, and there’s no packaging challenge that our organization can’t help you tackle. We offer a variety of packaging services and solutions to help get your business on a more efficient track.

Whether it’s a rush job or you’re looking for a more creative packaging design to help boost sales, our team will help you discover the right solution to achieve your goals. As our company has expanded, we’ve never lost sight of our objective to bring the best packaging solutions to our customers. We put being a partner to our customers first, and for the past six decades that has never changed.

We were founded on the following mission and vision, and they still hold true to our organization today.


To provide our customers with creative, cost effective, quality packaging products and solutions that meet and exceed their expectations.


  • We will use our knowledge of continuous process improvement methods to operate low-cost, efficient plants to maximize all our key leverage points and core objectives.
  • We will provide training and advancement opportunities for all our employees to assist us in achieving our mission.
  • We will continue to develop long-term, trusting relationships with all our customers and vendors.
  • We will be good corporate citizens, supporting our community and our industry using the highest ethical standards.

Our Organization’s History is Built on Making Packaging Solutions Easier For Your Business

Jamestown Container Companies is building smarter, sustainable packaging solutions for our customers and helping them put more time back into their business. We pride ourselves on creating the highest-quality products, and maintain a variety of industry certifications — including an ISO 9001 accreditation — to hold us to high standards.

We’re more than just a box company. We’re showing our customers how to be more efficient with expertly designed custom packaging, well-built corrugated products, and vendor managed inventory. Check out some of our testimonials to learn more about what it’s like to work with the Jamestown team.

For more than 65 years we’ve been partnering with our customers to create smarter packaging solutions. Interested in learning more about what we can create for your business? Contact us today.