WHERE MARKET LEADERS GROW
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Affiliated Distributors is for distributors and manufacturers that are market leaders and those that want to become market leaders.

WE ARE AD

Collectively AD members are bigger than any national chain, outpace overall industry growth and are the unquestioned leaders when it comes to new product introductions and market innovations.

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ACCELERATED GROWTH FOR STRONG LOCAL INDEPENDENTS

Our 544 independently owned members span seven industries and three countries with annual sales in excess of $31 Billion.

THE LARGEST INDEPENDENT MARKETING GROUP

AD Canada consists of 52 entrepreneurial businesses focused on providing exceptional service to customers in every market segment.

INNOVATIVE SALES AND MARKETING PROGRAMS

Affiliated Distributors provides members and suppliers with programs and resources that accelerate growth & increase profitability.

CONNECT WITH MARKET LEADERS

Thanks to the quality of our members, our best-practice sharing is unequalled in the industry.

PERSONALIZED SERVICE

Our strong staff to member ratio enables us to provide valuable advocacy for our members and suppliers on local & national issues.

ACCELERATED GROWTH FOR PROUD MANUFACTURERS

Affiliated Distributors helps suppliers protect and build their brands and reduce their reliance on national chains. Our suppliers achieve above industry growth, year-after-year.

Don the Distributor and Mark the Manufacturer

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The AD Difference
We help independents win.

Being “member-driven” is not a slogan with us, it’s the way we operate. 

Blog

05/19/2015
AD Member, VP Supply Corp, is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2015. The ...
05/08/2015
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) honored CEO Tom Nelson with its Leadership in the...
04/30/2015
Affiliated Distributors (AD), the $31 Billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying...
04/13/2015
Siemens Canada Ltd., a supplier of  AD Canada’s Electrical Supply Division, donates $15,000...
04/10/2015
AD AMAROK Supplier Partner, PABCO® Gypsum, has won multiple Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX)....

 

AD’s Clean Energy initiative helps independent electrical distributors partner with leading Clean Energy Suppliers.

 

Meetings

Network, share ideas, and collaborate with other AD members from around the country.

AD’s sister company, supplyFORCE, helps independent distributors secure and jointly service large MRO contracts.

Bill's Blog

Read what's important to our Chairman and CEO.