Imperial Dade Purchases Western Paper

August 2, 2021 Imperial Dade Purchases Western Paper

Imperial Dade has acquired Western Paper Distributors Inc.

Imperial Dade’s purchase of the Colorado-based Western Paper expands the company’s geographical footprint and client portfolio in the western United States. Western Paper is the 38th acquisition for the company under its current leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, Imperial Dade CEO and president, respectively. Financial details of the private transaction were not announced.

“The legacy we have built here at Western will provide a great foundation for growth in our region as we join with Imperial Dade. Under Bob [Robert Tillis] & Jason’s [Tillis] leadership, we will be able to continue to provide exceptional customer service while accelerating the growth we have experienced in recent years,” said Nick Morris, Western Paper CEO.

“Western’s storied history in the industry, strong family culture, and customer focus make it a great addition to the Imperial Dade platform. I look forward to beginning this next chapter of growth with Nick and welcome the Western team members to Imperial Dade,” said Robert Tillis.

For more on Imperial Dade, check out this recent ISSA Member Profile from ISSA Today.

About Imperial Dade
Founded in 1935, Jersey City, New Jersey-based Imperial Dade distributes a wide variety of paper, packaging, and janitorial products to clients nationwide. For more information, visit

About Western Paper
Western Paper Distributors Inc. is a Denver, Colorado-based distributor of cleaning equipment, food service packaging, and laundry supplies. For more information, visit