AD Sales Grow to $37.3 Billion in 2017

Total company sales grew by 10 percent.

North American buying group AD, Wayne, PA, reported sales across twelve AD divisions in 2017 of $37.3 billion. Total company sales grew by 10 percent. Purchases from AD suppliers grew by 17 percent. 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 U.S. grew 8 percent; Canada was up 9 percent and Mexico grew 12 percent. 

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