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BradyIFS + Envoy Solutions has acquired Sierra Packaging, Inc., a distributor serving East Texas.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, announced the acquisition of Advance Shipping Supplies.
BradyIFS and Envoy Solutions completed the previously announced merger of the two organizations. The agreement, first announced in August, was pending regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. The companies are now operating as a single organization as of November 1, 2023, and Kenneth D. Sweder, previously BradyIFS’ Chairman and CEO, will serve as the Chairman and CEO of the combined enterprise.
Sysco Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire Edward Don & Company (DON), a leading distributor of foodservice equipment, supplies, and disposables based in Chicago, IL. Founded in 1921, DON generates approximately $1.3 billion in annual revenue, servicing a broad range of restaurant, food service, and other customers across the United States.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, announced the acquisition of The Janton Company and G&L Supply.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, announced the acquisition of Eugene Allard Produits d’Emballage et d’Entretien.
FEMSA announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with BradyIFS to create a new platform within the facility care, foodservice disposables, and packaging distribution industries in the United States. The combined platform will bring together Envoy Solutions LLC and BradyIFS in a highly complementary combination, positioned to serve and provide value to its customers and suppliers effectively and efficiently across the country.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, acquired The Ohio & Michigan Paper Co.
Veritiv Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (CD&R). Upon the completion of the transaction, Veritiv will become a privately held company and shares of Veritiv common stock will no longer be listed on any public markets.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, announced the acquisition of Triple F Distributing.
Imperial Dade, an Advent portfolio company, announced the acquisition of Columbus Paper Company, Inc.
Envoy Solutions has acquired two Arizona-based companies, Accurate Chemical, and GPMI Company.
Envoy Solutions has acquired Warren, Mich.-based Detroit Chemical & Paper Supply Company.
Envoy Solutions announced today that it has acquired Santa Fe Springs, California-based Royal Paper Corp.
Marsden Holding announced the acquisition of Alpha & Omega Building Services.
Central National Gottesman Inc. announced it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire S.P. Richards. The agreement comes less than three years after it was taken private by Mike Maggio and Yancey Jones Sr.
BradyIFS announced two new acquisitions in Northern California and Maryland.
- BradyIFS acquired San Rafael, California-based Maintenance Supplies and Marketing, Inc., a JanSan, facilities maintenance, and foodservice distributor.
- BradyIFS also acquired Baltimore-based H.C. Walterhoefer & Sons, a foodservice, dry goods, and JanSan distributor serving Maryland and Virginia.
Envoy Solutions announced today that it has acquired Scranton, PA-based Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Company.
Jon-Don has acquired Norkan Industrial Supplies and CRT Industrial Equipment.
Envoy Solutions announced Friday that it has acquired certain assets of California-based Surtec Inc. Through the acquisition, Envoy Solutions advances a key strategic initiative to enhance its position as a leading janitorial service and repair distributor in the U.S.
Imperial Dade announced the acquisition of Mobile Janitorial & Paper today.
Envoy Solutions announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire seven Michigan-based companies from the Enterprises Group: KSS Enterprises, Sideline Sports, BBC Distributing, Energyst Solutions, Rapid Supply & Sales, EMack Manufacturing, and Star Flooring.
Imperial Dade today announced the acquisition of Boudreault Packaging Ltd.
Hospeco Brands Group is acquiring ChemCor Chemical Corp. ChemCor is a leading manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemical products for the food service, healthcare, industrial and janitorial markets. With the acquisition, the formative brands of Hospeco Brands Group now include Acute Care, Adenna, ChemCor, Hospeco, High-Tech Conversions and Nilodor.
Imperial Dade today announced the acquisition of International Sales & Marketing.
BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial/sanitation (“JanSan”) products, has acquired Hill & Markes, Inc., a distributor serving the state of New York and Vermont.
Envoy Solutions has expanded its packaging portfolio by acquiring packaging company Hughes Enterprises.
Envoy Solutions announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire American Paper & Supply Company, based in Carlstadt, New Jersey.
Aramsco, Inc. has acquired Retailers Supply (New Albany, Indiana). Retailers Supply is a regional distributor of janitorial supplies and equipment to customers in education, industrial, retail, entertainment, and other commercial market segments. The transaction with Retailers Supply is Aramsco’s ninth acquisition in the janitorial supplies and equipment industry over the past three years.
Bain Capital Private Equity is preparing to launch a single-asset secondary deal for its portfolio company Imperial Dade, just a week after agreeing to sell a partial stake in the company to Advent International Corp.
Imperial Dade has officially closed its previously announced acquisition of Veritiv Canada, Inc., which will now operate as IImperial Dade Canada.
Envoy Solutions announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sigma Supply of North America, Inc. . Sigma Supply provides world-class packaging materials, packaging equipment solutions, and personalized services. Sigma Supply is Envoy Solutions twelfth acquisition to its national platform since August 2021.
Aramsco, Inc. announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Casey Engineered Maintenance (“Casey”). Casey is a leading regional distributor of janitorial supplies and equipment.
Aramsco’s previous acquisitions include E.A. Morris, Penn Vallery Chemical, CleanAll Supply, SafetyZone, Envirochemical, KeepClean Products, along with a number of other companies.
Pearlman Group, a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC, announced that it has acquired CleanSource, Inc.
Essity acquires wiping and cleaning company.
Envoy Solutions announced today the acquisition of General Chemical & Supply, Inc., based in Moorestown, New Jersey.
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. announced that its U.S. subsidiary GDI Integrated Facility Services USA Inc. has concluded the acquisition of IH Services, Inc. and its affiliates effective December 31, 2021.
Envoy Solutions, FEMSA’s specialized distribution subsidiary in the United States, announced the acquisition of Swish White River Ltd. Based in White River Junction, Vermont, Swish White River serves customers throughout New England with locations in Vermont and Connecticut.
BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial & sanitation products, announced the acquisition of Janitor’s Warehouse, Inc.
Diversey Holdings, Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of Birko Corporation, a North American manufacturer of food safety chemical solutions for the food and beverage industry, and Chad Equipment LLC, a subsidiary of Birko Corporation, which manufactures food safety equipment for the protein industries.
Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of American Paper & Twine. The transaction represents the 44th acquisition for Imperial Dade.
Envoy Solutions, FEMSA’s specialized distribution subsidiary in the United States, has reached an agreement to acquire Auburn, New York-based Johnston Paper Company. Johnston is the latest in a series of companies joining Envoy Solutions’ growing portfolio.
BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial & sanitation products, has acquired Seaway Supply Company, a broad line distributor of janitorial, cleaning equipment, and facility supplies headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Diversey Holdings, Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Avmor Ltd, a Canadian-based supplier of specialist hygiene solutions for the Institutional industry.
Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC (“KBS”), announced the acquisition of BRAVO! Building Services and two other related companies, BRAVO! Facility Services and BRAVO! Innovative Solutions. KBS is a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”).
Individual Foodservice and Brady Industries (“BradyIFS”) Acquire Millennium Packaging & Distribution
BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial & sanitation products, has acquired Millennium Packaging & Distribution, which is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.
Individual Foodservice and Brady Industries (“BradyIFS”) to Acquire Fishman Supply Company and Armstrong Paper Group
BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial and sanitation (“JanSan”) products, is acquiring Fishman Supply Company (“Fishman”), with headquarters in Petaluma, CA, and Armstrong Paper Group (“Armstrong”), headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA. Both companies are market leaders in the distribution of foodservice disposables, JanSan, and facility supplies in Northern California.
The Pearlman Group announced Tuesday that it has acquired Excel Cleaning and Restoration Supplies.
Bunzl gains safety and asset protection solutions distributor McCue Corp., which has operations in Massachusetts, Texas, California and the UK.
Aramsco, Inc. has acquired Penn Valley Chemical Company. Aramsco and its family of companies have been serving the needs of specialty contractors and other customers in diverse commercial markets in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. The Aramsco family of companies includes Interlink Supply, Aztec Financial and Safety Express
Today, Next-Gen Supply Group, Inc. announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Simplex Janitorial Supply.
Brady and Individual Foodservice (IFS), announced the acquisition of Elkins Wholesale’s two Mississippi branches.
Incline Equity Partners a Pittsburgh-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has made an investment in Jon-Don, a national value-added distributor of commercial supplies, equipment, and consumables to specialty contractors and in-house service providers.
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. announced that its U.S. subsidiary has acquired The BPAC Group, Inc. effective January 1, 2021.
BPAC is one of the largest and most respected mechanical services providers in New York State. With close to 200 employees, BP generated approximately USD$110 million in annual revenue in its most recent fiscal year.
Imperial Dade (Bain Capital Private Equity) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Industrial Soap Company. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Industrial Soap is a distributor of janitorial supplies owned and was operated by the Shapiro family.
Imperial Dade has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jackson Newell Paper Company of Meridian, Mississippi. The transaction represents the 31st acquisition for Imperial Dade.
NW Synergy (NWS), the holding company led by distribution and logistics leader FEMSA and consisting of three regional leaders in the janitorial supply, packaging solutions, and specialty distribution (Waxie, North American, SWPlus), today announced the acquisition of Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG)
Bunzl recently completed the purchase of Snelling Paper & Sanitation Ltd, a Canadian business focused on the sale of cleaning and hygiene products and industrial and foodservice packaging.
Brady Industries, a portfolio company of A&M Capital Partners II, announced the acquisition of Topmost Chemical & Paper in Memphis, TN.
Imperial Dade announced the acquisition of Great Southwest Paper Company, Inc.
The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HD Supply Holdings, Inc., a leading national distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products in the multifamily and hospitality end markets.
The acquisition is expected to position The Home Depot as a premier provider in the MRO marketplace.
JanSan distributor Jon-Don has acquired Factory Cleaning Equipment Inc., Aurora, Illinois.
Jon-Don said the acquisition of FCE “marks a new phase of strategic growth for Jon-Don, as the company continues to expand its offerings within the jan-san, restoration equipment, and concrete surface prep and polishing industries.”
Vizient, Inc. today announces that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire Intalere from Intermountain Healthcare, enhancing itself as a leader in the health care supply chain.
Brady Industries, a portfolio company of A&M Capital Partners II, announced the acquisition of Mission Janitorial & Abrasive Supplies based in San Diego, CA.
Imperial Dade, a Bain Capital Private Equity portfolio company, today announced the acquisition of P&R Paper Supply. 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.
Individual FoodService (“IFS”), a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial & sanitation (“JanSan”) products, has announced that it has acquired Central Sanitary Supply (“Central”), a leader in the distribution of janitorial, cleaning, and facility supplies headquartered in Modesto, California.
The Carlyle Group announced it will acquire a majority stake in Minneapolis-based Victory Innovations, a maker of high-tech electrostatic sprayers used to disinfect offices, airplanes, schools, and other businesses.
HD Supply Holdings Inc. announced it had agreed to sell the company’s Construction & Industrial – White Cap business to an affiliate of private equity firm CD&R for $2.9 billion.
HD Supply will consist of one core business, facilities Maintenance. The Facilities Maintenance business will continue to focus on providing MRO products, value-add services, and custom products to multifamily, hospitality, healthcare, and institutional property owners and managers, according to the company.
Hillyard, Inc. a family-owned manufacturer and nationwide distributor of cleaning solutions is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire a 100% interest in House of Clean, Bozeman, Montana.