Imperial Dade entering Canadian market with latest acquisition

Imperial Dade, the Jersey City-based distributor of foodservice packaging and janitorial supplies, has agreed to acquire a Canadian provider of janitorial and other product solutions, entering a new market, it announced Friday.

The acquisition of Veritiv Canada Inc., based in Toronto, would be the 47th acquisition by Imperial Dade under the leadership of CEO Robert Tillis and President Jason Tillis, the company noted.

Veritiv is a full-service provider of janitorial and hygiene products, as well as foodservice packaging solutions, Imperial Dade said in a news release.

“We are extremely excited to be entering the Canadian marketplace with such a reputable organization,” Jason Tillis said. “We look forward to partnering with the Veritiv Canada team and continuing to provide customers with a world-class value proposition and service offering under the Imperial Dade banner. This acquisition is an exciting next step in our ability to serve customers across all of North America.”