Triple S Holdings Acquires Brown Janitor Supply

September 12, 2016

T-S Holdings, Inc. (d.b.a. Triple S Holdings) is pleased to announce the asset purchase of Brown Janitor Supply, Little Rock, AR.

Alan E. Sadler, president, Triple S Holdings, stated: “Brown Janitor Supply is a solid company that epitomizes the type of business that Triple S Holdings is looking to acquire. Gary Acord has spent the last 22 years of his entrepreneurial career building a stable, value-added distribution business supported by a capable team of industry professionals. It is a testament to Gary that he wanted to see his legacy continue into the future as a part of the Triple S family.” 

“It was important to me, as I transitioned out of the business that I leave my employees, family members and loyal customers in good hands.  We have been a Member of Triple S for many years in part because of the values that Brown Janitor Supply and Triple S share. Keeping my employees and customers in the Triple S family brings me added peace of mind”, stated Gary Acord.

Mr. Sadler further stated that Tim Herekamp has been named Branch Manager of Triple S – Little Rock  (d.b.a. Brown Janitor Supply). “Tim is a proven professional that has demonstrated his management capabilities over the past four years at Brown Janitor Supply. We are also pleased to announce that Gary Acord has agreed to remain with the new company in an advisory capacity to assist with the transition.  In addition, we welcome the suppliers of Brown Janitor Supply that are not currently approved Triple S vendors to the extended Triple S family”.

More about Triple S Holdings: Triple S Holdings is a subsidiary of Standardized Sanitation Systems, Inc., (d.b.a. Triple S). Triple S Holdings was created to provide Member and non-Member owners of jan-san distribution companies an exit strategy that would allow them to transition out of their businesses in a manner that would be least disruptive to their employees and customers. As an organization, Triple S is dedicated to the ongoing prosperity of independent distribution, and, as such, Triple S Holdings is a natural fit for owners that are looking to exit their business.

For additional information concerning Triple S Holdings, or this acquisition, please contact us, 978-435-2700.      


Triple S Announces New Division, Triple S Holdings

Las Vegas, NV - October 21, 2015, Standardized Sanitation Systems, Inc (d.b.a. Triple S) selected ISSA/INTERCLEAN2015 as the venue to launch its newest strategic initiative. After opening remarks by past Board Chairman John Treat, Treat’s Solutions, Oklahoma City, OK, and incoming Board Chairman, Kenneth Crutcher, Kenway Distributors, Inc., Louisville, KY, Triple S President, Alan Sadler took invited guests through an overview of the “Next Big Thing” for Triple S, the creation of a new division, Triple S Holdings.

Mr. Sadler informed the attendees that Triple S Holdings' primary mission is to establish company-owned branches in open or transition markets.  “Triple S Holdings will provide a new option for owner-principals (Member and Non-members) that are looking to exit their distribution businesses”, stated Mr. Sadler. The newly created division will also look to assist current Triple S Members that wish to expand through acquisition or greenfield startups. A majority of the shares in Triple S Holdings will be held by Standardized Sanitation Systems, Inc. and one or more corporate officers of Standardized Sanitation Systems, Inc.  Initially Mr. Sadler will serve as president of Triple S Holdings, and Standardized Sanitation Systems, Inc (Triple S).

“Triple S Holdings is being created to preserve and provide an ongoing return on the assets of SSS, Inc., notably our 52 year old Brand and Proprietary Systems, our National Logistics Platform, our Sales and Marketing Programs and our evolving IT Platform", said Mr. Sadler. "The leadership of Triple S, our Board of Directors and senior staff believe that Triple S Holdings will provide the company with a unique opportunity to protect and grow the investment that has been made by all Triple S stakeholders (our Member-Distributors, Supplier-Partners and our staff). Collectively we will be better positioned, on a long term basis, to serve the consuming customer.”

Established in 1960, Triple S is a national distribution services and logistics company that provides facility maintenance solutions to the healthcare, education, commercial, retail, government and building services contractor markets. Local service and support solutions are made available through a network of Member-Distributors and regional distribution centers. 

For more information, please contact:

Alan E. Sadler, President 
Triple S Holdings
2 Executive Park Drive
Billerica, MA 01862
p 978-435-2700
f 978-435-2701