Posted May 7, 2024

AD Reports Record Sales in the First Three Months of 2024 

Sales hit a record $19.5 billion. 

AD reports that member sales in the first three months of 2024 hit a record $19.5 billion, a 7% increase across AD’s 14 divisions and three countries. 

Same-store sales increased by 3% in the U.S., 2% in Canada, and 5% in Mexico, in their respective currencies. Member purchases from AD suppliers grew 2% to $4.7 billion. 

71 new members joined AD in the first quarter of the year, including 50 that joined as part of the Edge Group merger, effective January 1. AD members also acquired another 10 companies outside of AD. 

AD CEO Bill Weisberg said, “Our community of independent distributors remains focused on growth and enhancing their already strong positions within their local markets. The AD team and I are pleased to be making a positive difference in the success of our dedicated owner/members and our supplier partner companies.” 

About AD 

AD is the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale purchasing cooperative in North America. AD provides independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products with support and resources that accelerate growth and enhance profitability. Our 900-plus independent owner/members span 14 divisions in the U.S., Mexico and Canada with annual sales exceeding $75 billion. AD’s 14 divisions cover industries including electrical, industrial, safety, bearings and power transmission, plumbing, PVF, HVAC, decorative brands and building materials.

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