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Our History

100  Years of Bryce

ADLAM Films is the result of a 100-year packaging business legacy evolving into industrial films,  cold chain packaging, thermal finishing, distribution, and logistics:

1922 – William H. Bryce founds the Dixi Wax Paper Company in Dallas, TX.

1927 – Bryce expands the company to Memphis, TN,

1957 – Bryce and his son William Jr. strike out on their own.

1969 – William Bryce Jr. (Bill) starts Bryce Corporation in Memphis producing plastic packaging for the snack food industry with the Motto, "Our business is response."

1992 – Bill Bryce retires; his sons Tom and John take the lead at Bryce Corporation.  Tom and John oversee the company's growth into Brazil and Germany and open plants in Tupelo, MS and Houston TX.

2006 – John Bryce launches Bryce Sales, a complementary business to Bryce Corporation specializing in thermal finishing, distribution, and logistics.

2006 - Ashley Bryce Riney joined Bryce Sales at our Tupelo office upon graduating from Vanderbilt University.

2008 – Bryce Sales becomes ADLAM Films and assumes control of the 107,000 SQ. FT. facility in Shannon, MS.

2013 - With the support of customer partners, Dunmore, PLI, and Carlisle, ADLAM was certified in ISO  9001, currently ISO 9001/2015.

2013 - ADLAM installs 8 color W&H printing press and a Nordmeccanica adhesive laminator.

2016 - Conversion to solvent ink printing with solvent incineration and installed second 8-color W&H printing press.

2017  - ADLAM Installed a 10-color Allstein printing press

2017 - John Durham Bryce Jr. joined ADLAM full-time at the Shannon plant after graduating from the University of Memphis.

2021  - Installed a 72" Davis Standard Extrusion Laminator.