In ASA’s June 2012 Intelligence Report, growth continued for association members, but at its slowest rate in some time. There was a 4.8% improvement in per day revenues compared to 2011 and a 6.9% improvement for the overall second quarter.

Compared to 2010, improvement is up 15.2% for June and 16.5% for the second quarter; and compared to 2009 there was an 18.4% increase for June and 29.9% for the quarter. Plumbing, heating and PVF distributors also were up 8.6% in the second quarter in a trailing 12-month basis.

In other reports:

  • Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distribution International reported U.S. HVACR average distributors sales in June were down 1.8%, the first month-over-month decrease in 2012.

  • Affiliated Distributors reported a 12% sales increase – $12.8 billion – in the first half of 2012. Also in the first half of 2012, AD members have hired 1,226 new employees.

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