AD member sales up 4% to $16.7 billion in 2015 Q2
By Renée Francoeur
August 27, 2015 – Sales for Affiliated Distributors (AD) members grew by 4% in Q2 of 2015 to $16.7 billion, AD reports.
“Our industry executives and member-led divisional boards are working hard to provide growth opportunities for our members through new initiatives such as e-commerce, HR professional services, as well as conversions, marketing and incentive programs,” said Bill Weisberg, AD’s chairman and CEO. “We are also actively recruiting growth-oriented distributors and best-in-class suppliers to join the organization. This quarter we announced the merger with Canaplus, which marks expansion into the Canadian Plumbing & Heating industries.”
By division, AD member second quarter sales grew as follows: Canadian Electrical up 11%; Industrial up 1%; PVF up 3%; HVAC up 7%; and Building Materials up 11% year over year.