Jersey City, NJ and Milford, CT – July 26, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of EBP Supply Company ("EBP"). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade’s East Coast presence while enhancing the company’s differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 37th 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 Milford, Connecticut, with additional locations in Tewksbury, MA and Burlington, NJ, EBP is a leading distributor of foodservice products and janitorial supplies owned and operated by Meredith Reuben. Family-owned since its founding in 1918, the company has built a strong reputation for its knowledgeable sales force, wide breadth of products, services, training, and high level of customer service. By leveraging Imperial Dade’s market leading platform in the northeast region, EBP customers can expect the same exceptional customized service coupled with an even greater offering of products and solutions.

"I would like to enthusiastically welcome Meredith and the full EBP team to Imperial Dade. The commitment to their customers and partners, along with their family first culture, makes the business a great addition to our platform," said Robert Tillis. "EBP’s customer centric business approach is aligned with Imperial Dade’s and together we will provide unparalleled service to new and existing customers throughout the northeast," said Jason Tillis.

"Imperial Dade’s reputation and culture of strong customer service align well with our own philosophy and values. This partnership presents a great opportunity for our team members to expand their capabilities to service our customers and grow professionally," said Meredith Reuben, owner and CEO of EBP Supply Company. "We look forward to a great partnership with Bob and Jason as we continue to deliver highquality solutions and services to our customers."

About Imperial Dade

Founded in 1935, Imperial Dade serves more than 65,000 customers across the United States and Puerto Rico. Since CEO Robert Tillis and President Jason Tillis assumed their roles in 2007, the company has grown both organically and through acquisitions to become a leader in the food service packaging and janitorial supplies industry. For additional information, please visit