Wayne, Pa.-based buying group Affiliated Distributors recently reported 8% sales growth across all its divisions in the second quarter. Total AD sales for the first half of the year were $15 billion.

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The group reported an 8% increase in industrial sales and a 9% increase in plumbing/PVF second-quarter sales. The building materials division realized the greatest growth during the quarter (18%).

“The second quarter showed an impressive rebound from a first quarter that was strongly impacted by weather,” AD Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg stated. “The determination and creativity demonstrated by our independent members and our strong supplier partners is inspiring.”

During the second quarter, AD members hired 2,203 new employees, opened 89 new locations and made three acquisitions.


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