Our story is one of dedication and growth, from a small family business to becoming a leader in the foodservice industry. We are proud of the milestones we have achieved, undergoing significant growth, focusing on expanding our capabilities, and enhancing our product offerings in the fields of foodservice and janitorial supplies. Our journey shows how strategic acquisitions have diversified and broadened our portfolio to meet our customers' evolving needs.

Take a look back through our history and see what each of our legacy brands has contributed to create the company that we are today:

2014 HCI Equity Partners’ acquisition of AMERCARE (founded 1987) in Charleston, SC, was the first step in the journey to create a leading national supplier of diverse foodservice essentials.

2016 JMRI (founded 2005) expanded our product line & strengthened our ability to service national customers in the southwest.

2016 ROYAL PAPER PRODUCTS (founded 1949), based in Exton, PA, complemented our growing footprint with a strong eastern presence & industry-leading portfolio of paper & wood foodservice packaging supplies.

2016 We introduced our new name, ACR, a major milestone in our journey. Throughout the next decade, our family of brands continued to grow!

2017 THE OCALA GROUP (founded 2009) brought differentiated supply chain capabilities & innovations in containerized factory-direct service.

2017 511 FOODSERVICE (founded 1992) expanded our reach into the untapped Canadian market & increased our global sourcing capabilities.

2018 PRIMEWARE (founded 2004) significantly expanded our eco-friendly product offering & established a West Coast presence.

2019 McNAIRN PACKAGING (founded 1882), the industry's premier line of specialty bags & liners, added both domestic & Canadian manufacturing & 140 years of foodservice packaging experience.

2021 ROSS & WALLACE PAPER PRODUCTS (founded 1951) expanded our domestic manufacturing capability & our product line with the introduction of grocery bags, sacks, & paper rolls.

2023 GLOBAL IMPORT SOLUTIONS - TEAM THREE GROUP (founded 2009) enhanced our range of sourcing & shipping solutions for the foodservice & janitorial industries

2024 THERMOSOURCE TOOLING and MANUFACTURING (TTM) (founded 2004) brought differentiated capabilities for integrated packaging design in thermoformed & injection molded packaging solutions.

PRESENT DAY We stand as a unified brand with a diverse product portfolio that spans a wide range of customer needs in the foodservice and janitorial sectors. Our strategic acquisitions over the years have not only broadened our product base but have also strengthened our position as a comprehensive single source for quality foodservice essentials.

Our commitment to expanding our product offerings ensures we will continue to meet the industry's wide-ranging demands, providing superior service and products to customers worldwide.

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