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Imperial Dade, a distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Paper Chemical Supply Company (“Paper Chemical”). The transaction represents the 30th acquisition for Imperial Dade under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, CEO and president of Imperial Dade, respectively. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

 Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, Paper Chemical is a distributor of janitorial supplies owned and operated by the Peebles family. With nearly 60 years of experience, the company has built a strong reputation for its knowledgeable sales force, wide breath of products, and high touch customer service.

Together, the Imperial Dade platform will operate 60 distribution centers across the country and solidify its position as the national leader in specialty distribution. The addition of Paper Chemical’s locations in Savannah and Charleston strengthen Imperial Dade’s existing southeast presence in Atlanta, as well as Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami, Florida.

By leveraging Imperial Dade’s platform, Paper Chemical customers can expect the same customized service coupled with an even greater offering of products and solutions.

“Paper Chemical’s commitment to customer service aligns well with Imperial Dade’s philosophy and values. I am excited for the opportunity to partner with their team to further grow our business and continue to deliver high-quality solutions and services to our customers,” said Jason Tillis.