Iowa-Des Moines Supply

A Better Distributor For Any Business

Iowa-Des Moines Supply has been offering commercial products and supplies to businesses for over 75 years, and stands as the leading product distributor throughout Central Iowa. We house over 5,000 industry products locally from 300 suppliers, ready and available to service your Iowa business every day. Whether you need janitorial supplies, sanitary supplies, safety and construction equipment, a coffee supplier, or so much more, we strive to perfect our distribution process to ensure the highest level of efficiency for our customers. Our clientele include restaurants, grocery and convenience store chains, hotels, schools, manufacturers, healthcare facilities, and more. We make sure our commercial products and services work with your business goals.





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Commercial Products For Central Iowa Businesses

When you order your commercial business supplies from Iowa-Des Moines Supply, you can expect the highest standards of product distribution. Our team works with you to ensure you are getting both the supplies and the services you need efficiently and affordably. In addition, we offer installation, repair, and training services to ensure you receive the greatest value from your purchase. We distribute commercial products for businesses throughout Central Iowa. We serve a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to packaging, janitorial, hotels, coffee, and more. To see all of the commercial products and supplies we offer at Iowa-Des Moines Supply, visit our online store.

Industrial Packaging
Sanitary/Janitorial Supplies
Paper & Disposable Products
Lodging Supplies
Healthcare Supplies
Safety Supplies
Floor Care Products & Equipment
Coffee/Tea Programs
Cleaning Supplies
Laundry/Warewash Programs


“Iowa-Des Moines Supply’s local warehousing of our janitorial supplies, and their prompt service provides our properties 100% satisfaction. Their value proposition is incomparable.”

Jeff Hatfield, CPM, RPA VP, Development | The Graham Group

“Iowa-Des Moines Supply’s consistent service allows us to focus on the more important issues of our business. I’ve relied on IDMS since acquiring Latin King…and when RJ and I opened Exile, IDMS was instrumental.”

Bob Tursi, Owner | Latin King Restaurant & RJ Tursi, Owner | Exile Brewing Company

“Bill Knapp first acquired hotels and restaurants in 1975, relying on Iowa-Des Moines Supply for the supplies. 37 years later Knapp Properties continues to rely on Iowa-Des Moines Supply for our paper and janitorial needs.”

Gerry Neugent, President & COO | Knapp Properties

“Our barbeque awards at the national level brought us tremendous recognition. As a result, our retail and catering business is growing favorably, making it difficult to forecast our supply needs. IDMS is always there 24/7 to service our business.”

Darren & Sherry Warth, Owners | Smokey-D’s BBQ

“Our hotel and conference center properties throughout the Midwest depend on IDMS for our lodging supplies and cleaning systems. In the hospitality industry, it’s paramount we receive dependable service.”

Jim Thompson, President | Stoney Creek Hospitality

“Iowa-Des Moines Supply received our ‘Vendor Excellence Certification’ the last two years for their complete and accurate shipments, timely deliveries, correct invoicing, and general courtesies in meeting our packaging and janitorial needs.”

Richard Schloerb, General Manager | Tension Envelope Corporation

“Our metro facilities have relied on IDMS’s service for our janitorial supplies and laundry needs for ten years. I also appreciate Iowa-Des Moines Supply for their support of our initiatives. They are an excellent community partner.”

Vernon Delpesce, President and CEO | YMCA of Greater Des Moines

“For over 25 years we’ve procured our paper disposables, can liners, and restroom products for our commercial buildings from Iowa-Des Moines Supply. Their pricing is consistent and competitive…and our back-up inventory is readily available in their local warehouse. IDMS has always made doing business easy.”

Rich Emery, Owner | ServiceMaster Green

“In 1946 my father, Noah, used IDMS to open the restaurant. 66 years later their service continues to offer an ‘old-fashioned’ approach in meeting our supply needs.”

JIm Lacona, Owner/Manager | Noah's Ark Ristorante

“Iowa-Des Moines Supply has met our high standards since 1999… during that time they have saved us thousands of dollars through their volume contracts and efficient performance.”

Joe Price, President | Management Professionals,Inc. , R&R Realty Group