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Lineage Logistics announced it has acquired the assets of Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc., one of the leading foodservice distributors in the U.S. Lineage acquired the last mile food service distribution assets of Maines, which primarily supports Burger King, Tim Hortons and Darden Restaurants. This transaction builds on Lineage’s extensive temperature-controlled logistics network, which includes over 50 million square feet and 1.8 billion cubic feet of temperature-controlled capacity across more than 290 facilities in 11 countries across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific.
“To complete this acquisition in the midst of a worldwide pandemic while the nation is facing economic headwinds is extraordinary, but we continue to bet on America and are thrilled to further support our front line heroes in the food supply chain, like those at Lineage and Maines,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, Lineage’s President & CEO. “We look forward to the opportunity to step up and help our customers stabilize their supply chain, preserve hundreds of jobs for hardworking Maines employees and ensure we continue to feed the world.”
Chris Mellon, President & CEO of Maines said, “In Lineage, we’ve found a great partner with a stellar track record of doing business the right way and a reputation of taking care of its people, customers and communities.”