Jersey City, NJ – June 3, 2019 – Imperial Dade closed the acquisition of Strauss Paper Company, Inc. ("Strauss") on May 31st, 2019. The transaction represents the twenty-second acquisition for Imperial Dade, a leading national distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, CEO and President of Imperial Dade, respectively. Headquartered in Port Chester, NY, and founded in 1943, Strauss is a distributor of janitorial and sanitation supplies and equipment serving the New York Tri-State area. The acquisition of Strauss Paper strengthens Imperial Dade's existing presence in the Tri-State area. Strauss customers can expect the same exceptional customized service with an expanded offering of solutions going forward. Robert Tillis said, "Strauss is a leading distributor in the Northeast and has an excellent commitment to its customers, which makes it a great addition to the Imperial Dade platform. We are excited to welcome the Strauss team members to Imperial Dade and look forward to working together to further grow the business." Stewart Strauss, President & CEO of Strauss, said, "We are excited about the future of Strauss under the leadership of Imperial Dade. On behalf of the Strauss team, we are excited to join the Imperial Dade organization." "This acquisition will enhance our ability to serve Strauss customers as well as our own," said Jason Tillis. "We look forward to working with the Strauss team members and continuing to grow together."