AD Reports Record Breaking Member Sales of $10.2 Billion in Q3

AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying / marketing group, reported sales for all AD members, across twelve AD Divisions and three countries hit a new record during the third quarter of 2017 of $10.2 Billion. Through the first

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Acuity Joins AD’s Electrical Division Effective Jan. 1

Ed Crawford, AD’s President of the Electrical Division added in the release, “As a long-time supporter of AD Canada, Acuity Brands has consistently demonstrated the ability to outperform the category and drive significant innovation and volume growth. At AD, we

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AD Founder David Weisberg Passes Away at 89

David was an icon in the electrical industry, and worked tirelessly to support the partnership between manufacturer’s and independent distribution. He described his guiding principle in the formation of Affiliated Distributors as being to “promote a more productive partnership between

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CONNECTING THE STRENGTHS BY CHRIS BROWN

Chris_Brown@wblight.com So, we may or may not be approaching ILLUMIGEDDON @illumigeddon, or the end of the traditional lighting industry as we have known it. But what if we are approaching it? Not the end of the world, and maybe a

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AD to Offer Distributor Members Noesis Suite of Energy-Efficiency Sales Tools

Noesis Energy, Austin, Texas, a provider of financial services  and sales tools such as an online savings estimator for energy efficiency projects, has been selected by the buying/marketing group Affiliated Distributors (AD), Wayne, Pa, to help its members close more

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Ed Crawford Named President US Electrical Division & International Development for AD

Ed Crawford has been named president of the distributor buying/marketing group’s US Electrical Division and International Development. Crawford joins AD with over 20 years’ experience in the electrical industry, most recently as general manager and senior VP of the Professional

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Affiliated Distributors Expands in Latin America

Distributor buying/marketing giant Affiliated Distributors (AD), Wayne, Pa., announced that it has set up shop and hired a leader to develop a presence in the Latin American markets, beginning with Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. Learn more via Electrical Marketing’s LiveWire.

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News Updates for the Week of July 30

1.      U.S. Economic Growth Slows to a Rate of 1.5 Percent in the Second Quarter – High unemployment isn’t going away—not as long as the economy grows as slowly as it did in the April-June quarter.  Weak consumer spending held

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News Updates for the Week of February 13

1.      LED Lighting Experienced Strong Growth Surge in 2011 – Despite a decline in the overall market for lighting products in 2011, the LED lighting market (including both LED lamps and LED luminaires) had an exceptionally good year in 2011,

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