The American Supply Association distributor members reported a 2.3% improvement in revenues during the second quarter 2010 as compared to the same quarter in 2009, although year-to-date the plumbing, heating, cooling and industrial and mechanical pipe, valve and fitting distributors are still behind last year by 1.4% and behind by 15.2% as compared to 2008. 

For the month of June, the wholesalers reported only the third improved month in the last 18 months over the same periods of the previous year with a 2.8% improvement, although the month remained 14.1% behind 2008.  For a full report containing statistical evaluation by regions of the country, market segments and distributor size, companies should contact Chris Murin atcmurin@asa.netor 312.464.0090 ext. 204.