AD is a member-owned organization, passionate about bringing growth-oriented independent distributors and best-in-class supplier partners together with the purpose to outperform the market and to stay ahead of the competition.
For 40 years AD’s sincere customer-first approach to relationships and our continual investments in innovative support have helped AD to achieve annual sales of $45 billion across nine industries and three countries. With more than 5,000 branches from 850-plus independently owned members, AD is North America’s largest marketing/buying group for construction and industrial supplies.
Empowering progressive distributors. Supporting our members through education, leadership development, research, networking, and practical business tools.
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is dedicated to helping progressive distributors overcome business obstacles by delivering resources so they can own their customer. We support our members through leading-edge approaches to effectively meet personalized educational and leadership development demands. Whether through online classes, expanded research, benchmarking and data analytics capabilities, or conferences and other networking opportunities, NAED empowers members – arming them with a competitive, long-term advantage.
National Programs, Local Solutions
French Gerleman is a member of supplyFORCE which offers large multi-site customers the broadest, most complete MRO (maintenance, repair, and operating) solutions in the industry. Their network of 200+ trusted local and regional distributors have more than 2,500 branch locations. This gives customers the ability to utilize their trusted local suppliers while achieving efficiencies and cost savings, under one comprehensive corporate agreement. French Gerleman can help develop a supplyFORCE program that can support all of your product category needs, including electrical, industrial & safety, bearings & power transmission and pipe, valves & fittings, plus many others.
Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a nonprofit trade association federation with 53 educational campuses and affiliate local chapters across the country. IEC represents more than 3,600 member businesses that employ over 80,000 electrical and systems workers throughout the United States.
The association educates nearly 14,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are some of the premier firms in the industry and are responsible for over $8.5B in gross revenue annually.
For over 30 years the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) has worked to increase the productivity, profitability, and market share of our Automation Solution Providers and Manufacturers. Today, through a wide spectrum of association programs and services, designed by and for members, AHTD is a valuable resource for member companies to achieve their goals.
Visit their website: ahtd.org
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. PT/MC encompasses a broad variety of mechanical, electrical and fluid-driven equipment such as bearings, belts, drives, motors, gears, couplings, clutches and brakes, linear motion, and hydraulics and pneumatics. PT/MC products are found in manufacturing plants, assembly lines, in production processes—anywhere there is movement, you’ll find PT/MC products.
Generating your own electricity from solar is more affordable than ever, and the solar industry will continue to boom. MOSEIA is propelling the growth by representing solar industry stakeholders and by supporting policy issues focused on solar job creation and sustainable power production in Missouri. MOSEIA also provides professional development opportunities throughout the year to ensure high installation standards are continued.
MOSEIA is the only official Missouri state chapter of the national Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
The mission of the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council (GMMDC) is to create a successful collaboration among biomedical member companies to identify shared employee development needs.
The Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois (EBMI), formerly called the St. Louis Electrical Board was founded in 1909, is the umbrella organization for all segments of the electrical industry and presently has 210 corporate members. The Electrical Board has a long tradition of providing programs and services benefiting its members and the electrical construction community.
The American Society of Safety Professionals is a global association for occupational safety and health professionals.
For more than 100 years, they have supported occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals in their efforts to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. They provide education, advocacy, standards development and a professional community to its members in order to advance their careers and the OSH profession as a whole.
Vantage Electrical Group is an industry leader in the MRO supply market, providing electrical data, process integration, transactional efficiency and reporting.
The North American Board of Electrical Distributors (NABCEP) is a respected, well-established and widely recognized national certification organization for professionals in the field of renewable energy.
The Memphis Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center (JATC) provides technological programs and training to electricians throughout the entire electrical industry