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Imperial Dade adds scale in Canada with three acquisitions

March 10, 2023  By PrintAction Staff

Imperial Dade, a distributor of foodservice packaging, printing papers and janitorial supplies, acquires Servicorp Industrial Supplies in Montreal, Solutions Sherby with presence in the Quebec markets of Granby, Magog and Trois-Rivières, and Action Paper & Packaging in Toronto.

Lorne Silcoff and Ken Webber founded Servicorp in 1986. Over the past 36-years, the company has maintained a diverse base of customer relationships due to its product expertise and breadth.

“Servicorp’s reputation in the industry and exceptional customer service make it a great addition to the Imperial Dade platform,” said Jason Tillis, CEO of Imperial Dade.


“We are excited to partner with Lorne, Ken and the entire Servicorp team as we continue to grow throughout Canada and provide our customers an unparalleled service offering,” said Stephane Lapointe, president of Imperial Dade Canada.

“The legacy we have built here at Servicorp over the past 36 years will provide a great foundation for growth for Imperial Dade in Montreal. We are excited about the future of Servicorp under the leadership of Imperial Dade. As well, we wish to acknowledge, with gratitude, the loyal support of our customers and our Servicorp family” said Lorne and Ken, co-presidents of Servicorp.

Solutions Sherby offers product solutions in janitorial sanitation, industrial packaging and health and safety.

“I’d like to enthusiastically welcome the entire Solutions Sherby team to Imperial Dade. Solutions Sherby’s commitment to providing superior customer experiences will support our growth initiatives throughout Canada,” said Tillis.

“I am excited to work with Denis and his team to bring the best products and services to our customers and further expand our reach in Québec,” said Lapointe.

“On behalf of the Solutions Sherby team, we are thrilled to be joining the Imperial Dade platform. Their distinct value proposition and expansive relationships throughout the industry will help us better serve our customers and support our continued growth.” said Denis Forand, owner of Solutions Sherby.

Founded over 30 years ago, Action is a leading distributor of paper goods, packaging materials, material handling equipment and other safety and janitorial products.

“I welcome the Action team to the Imperial Dade platform. Action’s values align well with Imperial Dade’s and we are excited to partner in this next chapter of growth,” said Tillis.

“Action’s commitment to their customers and partners, along with their family first culture, makes the business a great addition to our platform,” said Lapointe.

“Imperial Dade is a market leader with a strong culture and differentiated service quality, and we are excited to join their family. Under the leadership of Bob, Jason, and Stephane we believe this partnership will strengthen our customer and supplier relationships.” said Nick Shaw, CEO of Action Paper & Packaging.

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