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Imperial Dade Acquires Insight Distributing in Spokane

Imperial Dade has expanded coverage in Washington with the acquisition of JanSan and foodservice distributor Insight Distributing.
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Foodservice packaging, printing papers and JanSan supplies distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Spokane, WA-based JanSan and foodservice distributor Insight Distributing.

The company — owned and operated by Ken and Luke Pearlstein — has two locations serving a diverse customer base throughout Washington and Idaho. The acquisition will give Insight customers a greater product offering, Imperial Dade officials said in a Jan. 2 news release.

“The Insight partnership provides great value in the large and growing Western market which is key as Imperial Dade expands geographically and grows nationally with our customers,” said CEO Jason Tillis.

Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

The transaction represents the first in 2024, and the 77th acquisition for Imperial Dade — ranking on MDM’s 2023 Top JanSan Distributors List — under the leadership of Chairman Robert Tillis and Jason Tillis. In 2023, the company made 18 acquisitions, ending the year with the addition of Dallas-based JanSan distributor Wedge Supply.

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