JL Filtration Inc. was founded in 1986 in Nisku, Alberta under the original name of JL Fluid Stabilizers. At the time, we were one of the only dedicated manufacturers of CRN registered, ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 Filtration Vessels in Western Canada. By 1993, the company became the largest Western Canadian manufacturer of micron rated filter bags.
In 2002, the company became a division of Eveready Industrial Services and shortly afterwards, the name changed to JL Filtration Inc. In 2009, Clean Harbors purchased JL Filtration. In February 2020, JL Filtration was sold to Private equity groups with members including but not limited to Altos Partners LLC, Alberta Treasury Branches, and the Mikisew Group.