Affiliated Distributors (AD), Wayne, Pa., announced that its owner–member sales were up 28% to $74.9 billion in 2022. AD reported that purchases by member companies from AD supplier partners were $20.3 billion.
Net distributions to owner/members reached $1.4 billion.
AD also reported that the member community grew to 866 separately owned independents across 14 divisions and three countries.
“The independent distributor community, in every AD Division, continued to achieve remarkable growth and expansion,” said Bill Weisberg, AD Chairman and CEO. “In aggregate, we are now 63% over our pre-pandemic volume. We are extremely grateful for the support we’ve received from the AD supplier community and all the truly incredible people who work in our companies.”