AD Member Sales Up 5.3 Percent Through First Half Of 2016

While AD member sales were flat in the U.S., strong growth was reported in Canada and Mexico, led by industries of building materials, HVAC and plumbing.

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WAYNE, PA — AD, the $32 billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported that year-to-date sales for all AD members, across all seven divisions and three countries grew by 5.3 percent in the 2016 second quarter to $16.7 Billion.

Bill Weisberg, AD’s Chairman and CEO comments on the results, “Economic conditions are mixed; but the AD community is diversified, strong and growing. Our team is focused on continuing that positive momentum and bringing added value and innovative programs to our members and suppliers.”

On a same-store basis by country:

  • AD U.S. was flat
  • AD Canada was up 8 percent
  • AD Mexico grew 25 percent

By industry:

  • Building Materials was up 16 percent
  • HVAC was up 9 percent
  • Plumbing was up 4 percent
  • Electrical was flat
  • Bearings & Power Transmission was down 1 percent
  • PVF was down 2 percent
  • Industrial was down 5 percent
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