AD is a member owned organization, passionate about bringing growth-oriented independent distributors and best-in-class supplier partners together with the purpose to outperform the market and to stay ahead of the competition.

For 38 years AD’s sincere customer-first approach to relationships, and our continual investments in innovative support has helped AD to achieve annual sales of $41 billion across nine industries and three countries. With more than 5,000 branches from 700 plus independently-owned members, AD is North America’s largest marketing/buying group for construction and industrial supplies.


We leverage our unique economies of scale, robust financial systems and people-first approach to help our independent distributor members outperform the competition and our supplier partners protect their brands and diversify their channel strategies.

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