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Network Distribution Honors Distributor Performance

Network Distribution® (Network) recognized Member Distributors for outstanding performance and support during the organization’s Annual Supplier Trade Show, held virtually.

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Imperial Dade Acquires Mailender, Further Expanding Midwest Presence

Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Mailender ("Mailender" or the "Company"). The transaction represents the 42nd 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.

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Imperial Dade Acquires Carpenter Paper, Expands into Salt Lake City

Jersey City, NJ and Salt Lake City, UT – September 1, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Carpenter Paper ("Carpenter" or the "Company"). The transaction represents the 41st 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.

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Imperial Dade Expands SoCal Presence, Acquires Empire Distributors

Jersey City, NJ and Rancho Cucamonga, CA – September 1, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Empire Distributors ("Empire" or the "Company"). The transaction represents the 40th 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.

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Imperial Dade Enters into a Definitive Agreement to acquire Randik Paper

Jersey City, NJ and Modesto, CA – August 16, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Randik Paper Company ("Randik" or the "Company"). The transaction represents the 39th 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.

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Imperial Dade Adds Scale in the West with Acquisition of Western Paper

Jersey City, NJ and Denver, CO – August 2, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of foodservice packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Western Paper Distributors, Inc. (“Western”). The acquisition scales Imperial Dade’s presence in the West while enhancing the company’s differentiated value proposition to customers across the country. The transaction represents the 38th 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.

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Imperial Dade Adds to East Coast Presence with Acquisition of Eastern Bag & Paper

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.

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Imperial Dade Logistics Hub Breaks Ground in Baldwin County

Loxley, Ala. – Imperial Dade, a leading independently owned and operated distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, held a groundbreaking for a new logistics hub in Baldwin County. The upcoming 220,000-square-foot building will be located along County Road 49 in Loxley, and will support the company’s expanding customer base and continued growth along the Gulf Coast. Imperial Dade’s new facility is set to bring more than $20 million in total investment to Baldwin County, with plans to create 55 new jobs.

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Imperial Dade Announces the Acquisition of East Continental Supplies

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.

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Imperial Dade Adds to West Coast Presence with Acquisition of Moresco Distributing

Jersey City, NJ and Petaluma, CA – June 1, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Moresco Distributing Company ("Moresco"). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade’s West Coast presence while enhancing the company’s differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 36th 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.

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Imperial Dade Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Dalco Enterprises

Jersey City, NJ and Minneapolis, MN – April 2, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dalco Enterprises ("Dalco"). The transaction represents the 34th 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.

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Imperial Dade Announces the Acquisition of Cosgrove Enterprises, Inc.

Jersey City, NJ and Miami, FL – March 12, 2021 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Cosgrove Enterprises, Inc. ("Cosgrove"). The transaction represents the 33rd 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.

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Imperial Dade Enters into a Definitive Agreement to acquire Industrial Soap Company

Jersey City, NJ and St. Louis, MO – December 30, 2020 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Industrial Soap Company ("Industrial Soap"). The transaction represents the 32nd 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.

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Imperial Dade Enters Into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Jackson Newell Paper Company

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & MERIDIAN, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jackson Newell Paper Company ("Jackson Newell"). The transaction represents the 31st 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.

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Imperial Dade Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Paper Chemical Supply

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Paper Chemical Supply Company ("Paper Chemical"). The transaction represents the 30th 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.

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Imperial Dade Acquires Great Southwest Paper, Further Extending Reach in Texas.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Great Southwest Paper Company, Inc. ("Great Southwest"). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade's Texas presence while enhancing the company's differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 29th 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.

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Imperial Dade Expands West Coast Presence with Acquisition of P&R Paper Supply

Jersey City, NJ and Redlands, CA – October 1, 2020 – Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of P&R Paper Supply ("P&R"). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade's West Coast presence while enhancing the company's differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 28th 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.

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Imperial Dade opens new warehouse facility in Franklin, Massachusetts

FRANKLIN, MA.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade has opened a new warehouse facility in Franklin, Massachusetts in its latest move to optimize its geographic footprint across the country.

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Imperial Dade Expands California Presence with Acquisition of American Paper & Plastics

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of American Paper & Plastics ("APP"). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade's California presence while enhancing the company's differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 27th 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.

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Imperial Dade Expands Texas Presence with Acquisition of Wagner Supply Company

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & ODESSA, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Wagner Supply Company. The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade's Texas presence while enhancing the company's differentiated value proposition to customers in the region. The transaction represents the 26th 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.

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