Imperial Dade, a distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has acquired East Continental Supplies LLC. The transaction represents the 35th acquisition for Imperial Dade under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, CEO and president of Imperial Dade, respectively.

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.”

“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 and CEO of East Continental Supplies.