AD and Delta Distributors Sign Merger Agreement

17 November 2020

AD has announced they finalized a merger agreement with Delta Distributors, a pipe, valves and fittings buying group, effective January 1, 2021. 

Delta is a premier group of independent distributors serving the PVF channel. Their member sales across the U.S. are over USD $3 billion. This merger joins Delta’s members with AD’s PVF members and will bring collective member sales in AD’s PVF Division to over $11 billion. 

AD Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg said the process engaged AD’s corporate and divisional board members and executive leadership in evaluating the financial and cultural benefits of joining the two groups. 

Delta Board Director Bill Vail, CEO of Deacon Industrial Supply, said, “We’re thrilled to join forces with AD to continue our work on behalf of the incredible independent distributors in our industry. Leading up to this point, we had substantial interactions with the AD team and I’m confident combining our two groups will lead to continued growth for all our outstanding member companies and suppliers.” 

AD is a large contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America. The group’s 800-plus independent member owners span 13 divisions in the U.S., Mexico and Canada with annual sales exceeding USD $46 billion. 

Image credit: AD Pipes, Valves & Fittings, Delta Distributors