Buyer Seeks Industrial Distributor of Packaging, Safety Supplies, or Janitorial Supplies

Calder Capital has been retained to assist our client, a diversified industrial distribution company, in the acquisition of an industrial packaging, safety supplies, or janitorial supplies distribution company. Our client is searching for an industrial distributor throughout a broad geographic range, including, within 90-miles of Chicago, or within 45-miles of the following cities: Cleveland, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, or Kansas City. Our client is flexible with regard to varying management and ownership situations but is especially looking for family-owned businesses without a natural successor or transition plan in place.

Acquisition Criteria:

Target: Industrial packaging, safety supplies, or janitorial supplies distribution companies.

Geography: Companies located within a 90-mile radius from Chicago (Illinois) or a 45-mile radius from Cleveland (Ohio), Indianapolis (Indiana), Cincinnati (Ohio), Lexington (Kentucky), Louisville (Kentucky), Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Los Angeles (California), San Francisco (California), Seattle (Washington), and Kansas City (Missouri).

Revenue: $2M – $15M, for all locations except Chicago – up to $30-40M revenue in Chicago.

Cash Flow: Up to $2-3M in EBITDA for all locations except Chicago – up to $5-6M EBITDA in Chicago.

Valuation/Deal Structure: Our client is flexible and would consider a heavy majority to a full buyout.



About Our Client:

Our client has established itself as a premier leader within the diversified industrial and distribution space for packaging, safety, and janitorial supplies, having built a reputable and recognizable name through a dedication to outstanding customer service for over 50 years. The Company serves a broad array of industries including, food processing, metal fabrication, distribution, and government markets.

Our client features a strong team and community-based culture, and is looking for businesses that (a) feature a strong strategic fit in terms of the type of distribution focus and end markets, and (b) is a strong cultural fit with our client.

If you are interested or know of a potentially interested party, please fill out the form below or contact:

Sam Scharich
Direct: 616-970-6124
[email protected]

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