September 20, 2019 | News

Cope Plastics, Inc. Named Among Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses in St. Louis Metro Area

Alton, IL – Cope Plastics, Inc. has been named a “Top 50 Largest Women-Owned Business” by the St. Louis Business Journal. The listed companies in the St. Louis area are at least 51 percent owned (including stock, voting rights and the right to receive profits) or controlled and operated by a woman or group of women and ordered by 2018 revenue. Cope ranked #7 on the list, with $100,260,000 in revenue for 2018 and 380 total employees. Others receiving the designation included Mungenast Automotive Family, Tarlton Corp., and RE/MAX Preferred.

Cope’s President, Jane Saale, is the granddaughter of founders Dwight and Mozelle Cope. The company was founded in 1946 as a small basement operation and has expanded into one of the largest distributors of plastic sheet, rod, and tube in the United States. With the opening of the Goodyear, AZ sales branch in early 2019, the company now has 19 locations across the country, as well as strategic and business development teams working coast to coast.


“We are proud to continue our family’s legacy of serving manufacturers and advancing industry across the country,” said Saale. “While we’ve grown so much over the years, we still think of ourselves as a small family business that keeps customer service and quality a top priority.”

Cope Plastics, Inc. is a leader in plastics fabrication and distribution serving a wide range of customers. Since its inception in 1946, Cope Plastics has grown to be the supplier of choice to over 8,000 companies involved in heavy equipment, agriculture, food service, oil & gas, aerospace, medical, transportation, and retail industries, among others. Cope Plastics prides itself on its award-winning recycling program and is one of the largest women-owned businesses in the St. Louis area. The company is honored to be a certified Women-Owned Business by the NWBOC since 2012. Visit us at

About Cope Plastics, Inc.: Cope Plastics, Inc. is one of the largest plastics fabrication and distribution companies in the U.S., providing service to a broad range of industries including agriculture and heavy equipment, oil and gas, retail, and more while maintaining a focus on environmental sustainability. Cope services customers in nearly all 50 states with locations strategically located across the country.

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