Imperial Dade acquires Edmar Cleaning Corp.

Imperial Dade, a Jersey City-based distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, announced Monday it has acquired Edmar Cleaning Corp., a Woodside, New York-based distributor of paper, plastic, chemicals and janitorial supplies.

The acquisition, Imperial said, will strengthen its presence in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut markets.

“Edmar is a well-respected player in the tri-state market and I have grown to respect their commitment to service and history of excellence which make it a great addition to the Imperial Dade platform. We enthusiastically welcome the Edmar team members to Imperial Dade and look forward to working together to further grow the business,” Robert Tillis, CEO of Imperial Dade, said.

This is Imperial Dade’s 19th acquisition, it said.

“We are excited about the future of Edmar under the leadership of Imperial Dade. On behalf of the Edmar team, we look forward to joining the Imperial Dade organization,” David Simon, president of Edmar, said.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.