Friday, 03 May 2013 21:34
May 3, 2013 - Affiliated Distributors Canada’s (A-D’s) electrical sales grew 7% in the first quarter of 2013 on a same store basis from $320 million to $344 million. A-D U.S. electrical sales grew 4% to $2.9 million for the same quarter.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:11
Monday, 24 December 2012 21:05
Friday, 16 November 2012 11:23
November 15, 2012 - Affiliated Distributors (AD)—a North American wholesale marketing/buying group—announced it has entered into a letter of intent to merge with Canadian electrical buying group, Independent Electrical Distributors (IED). The merger significantly strengthens the market position of electrical independents in Canada and commands 23% of the total market.
Thursday, 11 October 2012 23:51
EBMag was there for Affiliated Distributors’ North American Meeting of the Electrical Supply Division (NAM ESD), where the highlight was the Awards Dinner. Congratulations to the following Canadian winners: Independent Electric Supply, Canadian Affiliate of the Year Award; Hammond Power Solutions, U.S. & Canadian Supplier of the Year for Leadership Award; E.B. Horsman & Son, (first-ever) Giving Back Award. (Photos A. Capkun)
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 15:15
July 31, 2012 - Sales for Affiliated Distributors (A-D) affiliates grew by 12% in the first half of 2012 to $12.8 billion, says the community of independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products.
Friday, 25 May 2012 00:00
(Updated May 25, 2012) May 24, 2012 - Ideal Supply hosted its annual tradeshow May 9-10 at the Stratford Rotary Complex in Ontario. This year’s event featured 170 booths and hosted over 1600 customers. Some of the show’s highlight included: autograph session with Ron Capps, the NAPA NHRA driver; Shell-sponsored Ferrari F1 race car; Sylvania displayed their Academy Award Oscar for Display Optic HMI Light; and the casino theme, where one lucky customer won a trip for two to Sin City.
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 19:45
May 8, 2012 - Besides all the business conducted at Affiliated Distributors’ 2012 Electrical Divisions’ Spring Network meeting in Phoenix, Az., the event also included the Electrical Divisions’ Award Celebration. Congratulations to BJ Electric Supplies Ltd., B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd., Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd. and Jomar Electric Co. Ltd.
Friday, 16 March 2012 22:15
March 13, 2012 - This week, Affiliated Distributors launched its new public website. Chair and CEO, Bill Weisberg, said, “AD has a very transparent and inclusive culture; our new public website engages the 100,000+ plus member, supplier and rep employees within our community without the need for log-in passwords. Our new website contains a wealth of information about AD, dispels some of the false notions out there about us, and connects and promotes our market-leading distributors and manufacturers and reps all year long”.
Friday, 02 December 2011 00:00
November 21, 2011 - Now you, too, can access the Affiliated Distributors (A-D) 30th Anniversary video that was unveiled during the 2011 North American Meeting Keynote presentation. The short video explains the legacy of A-D and its “protection of strong, local independent distributors and proud manufacturers”.