AD Reports Record Breaking Member Sales of $37.3 Billion in 2017

March 2018

AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported record-breaking sales in 2017, across 12 AD Divisions of $37.3 billion. Total company sales grew by 10 percent. Purchases from AD suppliers grew by 17 percent, and distributions to members were up 14 percent.
    
On a same-store basis, by industry, electrical sales were up 10 percent in 2017; PHCP was up 9 percent; industrial/PT were up 8 percent; and building materials was up 16 percent. By country, same-store sales in the United States grew 8 percent, Canada was up 9 percent, and Mexico grew 12 percent.