Imperial Dade continues to grow through acquisitions

Food service and janitorial supply company Imperial Dade has expanded into California with its 23rd acquisition, The Paper Co. Inc., the Jersey City-based firm announced Monday.

The Paper Co. Inc., founded in 1982, is a family-owned and -operated wholesale distribution business that serves Southern California.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The Paper Co.’s commitment to its customers and partners, along with its family-operated culture, makes the business a great addition to the Imperial Dade platform,” CEO Robert Tillis said in a prepared statement. “We are excited to expand our national footprint by entering the California market and look forward to working together with the Paper Co. team to further grow the business.”

Keystone Capital Markets represented the Paper Co. in the transaction.