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Who We Are

The Paper Company, a division of Imperial Dade, was established by Mike and Jody Madden in 1982. Their children remain in the business today, ensuring the family-company culture and dedication to customer service continues.

In 2019, The Paper Company joined Imperial Dade, the leading independently-owned distributor of foodservice and janitorial supplies in the United States. With increased capabilities, resources, and national reach, The Paper Company can better serve current and future customers.

Experience the difference with The Paper Company

  • The Paper Company is a trusted local distributor since 1982
  • Outstanding flexible service tailored to your needs
  • 3000+ products to meet your business requirements
  • Convenient on-line ordering
  • Environmentally responsible company


The Paper Company is dedicated to providing environmentally preferable packaging and supplies. Through Imperial Dade’s Greensafe™ Program, The Paper Company has access to the most innovative and sustainable products in the marketplace as well as expert consulting services. The Greensafe Program supports The Paper Company’s guiding philosophy of REDUCE, REUSE, AND RECYCLE.