Electricalmarketing 3074 Affiliated Distributors Logo 082018
Electricalmarketing 3074 Affiliated Distributors Logo 082018
Electricalmarketing 3074 Affiliated Distributors Logo 082018
Electricalmarketing 3074 Affiliated Distributors Logo 082018
Electricalmarketing 3074 Affiliated Distributors Logo 082018

Affiliated Distributors’ Electrical Member Sales Up +9% YTD Through September

Nov. 2, 2018
On a same-store basis, by industry, Q3 YTD electrical sales were up +9%.

Affiliated Distributors (AD), Wayne, PA, reported a +10% increase in total member sales across all of its divisions, totaling $30.8 billion through the first nine months of the year. Purchases from AD suppliers also grew by 13% YTD. Projections put AD member sales surpassing the $40 billion milestone in 2018.

On a same-store basis, by industry, Q3 YTD electrical sales were up +9%; PHCP (plumbing, heating, cooling and piping) sales were up 13%; Industrial/Power Transmission (PT) sales were up +11%; and Building Materials were up +5%.  By country, same store sales in the U.S. grew +10%; Canada was up +8% and Mexico grew +14%.

Bill Weisberg, AD’s chairman and CEO said in the press release,  “Q3 was a busy one for us at AD. We completed our eighth merger, doubling the size of the AD Bearings & Power Transmission division; broke attendance records at all our Fall meetings;  introduced new HR and Procurement Service Providers; and AD eCommerce Solutions built close to one million more SKUs, now closing in on 4 million normalized and attributed SKUs for AD members to use in their digital branches. Perhaps the biggest highlight of Q3 was the organization successfully transitioned to being member owned.”