Jane Elizabeth Jenkins arrived in New Zealand from England and established J.E. Jenkins.
Jenkins moved to new Albert Street premises and concentrated on manufacturing chemist labels.
John Booth Parkinson (who was on the ship with Jane Elizabeth Jenkins) became principal shareholder and moved to Victoria Street premises.
Jenkins portfolio was extended to include paper packaging, stationery, general book printing and label products.
Tom Booth Parkinson joined Jenkins to take over the business from his father John.
John Booth Parkinson passed away at the age of 92.
Jenkins continued to grow and moved to the much remembered premises situated on Great South Road in Penrose.
Tony McInness joined his father in law, Tom, bringing management expertise and energy to the company.
The company became known as Jenkins Labels Ltd and focused on the self adhesive market.
Jenkins were appointed Australasian agents for Sinclair International, heralding the way for fruit labelling in New Zealand.
Jenkins centennial year.
Formation of the New Zealand Kiwifruit Marketing Board and subsequent launch of “The World’s Finest Kiwifruit “ Brand/label.
Jenkins site in Mt Wellington, Auckland was purpose built.
An Australian subsidiary was established - now known as J Tech Systems Pty.
Tom Booth Parkinson passed away aged 82.
ISO9002 accreditation gained.
Extension of the building in Mt Wellington to house an additional 12,500 sq ft wing.
March 31st Zespri Group Ltd formed. New machinery commissioned giving Jenkins capability into the film market offering shrink sleeve labels.
New name and new look - Jenkins Group Ltd updates its brand image.
NZ Kiwifruit industry centennial year.
World Label Award for Ripesense.
Jenkins celebrates 125th year.
Jenkins Freshpac Systems introduce Enviro Pac®.
SIL develop compostable fruit label for Zespri.
BRC (international food safety standard) accreditation, a first in Australasia for a label printer.
Jenkins Freshpac Systems Ltd formed and purpose built facility constructed in Tauranga.
Jenkins Freshpac Systems continue to be at the forefront of innovative horticultural packaging solutions and systems.