Imperial Dade Acquires Pro-Tech Sanitation

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & ST. JOHN, New Brunswick–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of foodservice packaging, printing papers and janitorial supplies, today announced the acquisition of Pro-Tech Sanitation, Ltd. The transaction represents the 89th acquisition for Imperial Dade under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, Chairman and CEO of Imperial Dade, respectively. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Imperial Dade remains committed to the strategic focus created more than 15 years ago to continue to grow both through organic initiatives and a disciplined acquisition process.

Since its founding in 1997, Chris Hagerman and Pro-Tech have been committed to servicing its customers and providing them with a wide variety of janitorial supplies and cleaning equipment. Pro-Tech has a long operating history as a highly reputable distributor of janitorial supplies and services across Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Company focuses on customer service and fosters a strong culture amongst its employee base. By leveraging Imperial Dade Canada’s market leading platform, Pro-Tech customers can expect the same exceptional customized service coupled with an even greater offering of products and solutions.

“I enthusiastically welcome Chris and the Pro-Tech employees to Imperial Dade in this next chapter of profitable growth,” said Jason Tillis, CEO of Imperial Dade. “Imperial Dade looks forward to building upon Pro-Tech’s already established success and continuing to find ways to better serve our customers and vendor partners,” said Stephane Lapointe, President of Imperial Dade Canada.

“The Pro-Tech family is excited to join a platform that is aligned with us in our approach to customer service. Imperial Dade’s breadth of products and services make them the perfect partner,” said Chris Hagerman, Founder and CEO of Pro-Tech Sanitation, Ltd.

About Imperial Dade

Founded in 1935, Imperial Dade serves more than 120,000 customers across North America. Since Chairman Robert Tillis and CEO Jason Tillis assumed their roles in 2007, the company has grown both organically and through acquisitions to become a leader in the foodservice packaging, industrial products and janitorial supplies industry. For additional information, please visit