BradyIFS acquires Southern Janitor Supply, a Melbourne, Florida-based distributor; purchase expands the company’s presence in the Florida market

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May 3, 2023 (press release) –

BradyIFS has purchased Southern Janitor Supply Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Family owned and operated Southern Janitor was founded in 1959 by Bill Pitten Sr. His son Bill Jr. took over leadership as president in 1993. Today the company is led by the team of Bill Jr., his brother Fred, sister Lori, and brother-in-law Michael. BradyIFS’ purchase of the Melbourne, Florida-based distributor expands the company’s presence in the Florida market.

“Southern Janitor is the perfect addition to BradyIFS,” said Kenneth D. Sweder, BradyIFS CEO and chairman. “We are excited to continue to expand across Florida, and we look forward to working with Bill, Fred, Lori, Michael, and the team at Southern Janitor.”

“Everyone at Southern Janitor is excited to join the BradyIFS team,” said Bill Pitten Jr. “Their distinct value proposition and expansive relationships across the industry will be additive to our company and will enable higher levels of growth.”

About BradyIFS
Headquartered in Las Vegas, BradyIFS distributes cleaning products to the hospitality, office building, healthcare, restaurant, recreation, education, retail, industrial, and transportation industries via six operating divisions. For more information, visit         

About Southern Janitor
Founded in 1959, Southern Janitor Supply Inc. is a Melbourne, Florida-based distributor of janitorial and cleaning supplies. For more information, visit

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