Affiliated Distributors is the largest wholesale buying and marketing group in North America. AD is comprised of over 550 independent distributor companies with over 3,800 locations. Their membership commands over $32 Billion in sales across seven industries: clean energy, drywall, electrical supplies, industrial supplies, plumbing supplies, HVAC equipment and supplies, and pipe, valves and fittings.
A-D is committed to the success of the independent distributor. They differentiate themselves from traditional buying groups by building positive, marketing-oriented relationships between members and suppliers. Year after year, A-D members in every A-D division have grown faster than the industry as a whole.