Jersey City, NJ and Miami, FL – June 1, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of East Continental Supplies, LLC. ("EC Supplies"). The transaction represents the 35th 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 Miami-Dade County, Florida, "EC Supplies" is a specialty distributor of janitorial supplies and cleaning equipment with one facility in Miami, FL. With over 17 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 81 facilities across the country and solidify its position as the national leader in specialty distribution. By leveraging Imperial Dade’s existing market leading platform in the southeast, "EC Supplies’ customers can expect the same exceptional customized service coupled with an even greater offering of products and solutions.

"EC Supplies" strong reputation of outstanding customer service in Miami-Dade, West Palm and Broward counties make the Company a great addition to Imperial Dade and will further enhance our offering to customers." said Robert Tillis. "EC Supplies" commitment to customer service aligns well with Imperial Dade’s philosophy and values. We enthusiastically welcome "EC Supplies" to our family," said Jason Tillis.

"Imperial Dade is the market leader with a strong culture and differentiated service quality. The "EC Supplies" team is excited for the opportunity to expand our business and better serve our customers as part of the Imperial Dade platform." said Javier Carbonell, President/CEO of East Continental Supplies, LLC.

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