Value Added Distributors has been named a Top 50 HVACR Distributor for 2016, more specifically #26 on the list! The complete list can be seen at this link:


When Distribution Center and the Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) introduced the Top 50 HVACR Distributors survey in May 2012, 80 percent of respondents reported a rise in HVACR sales in fiscal year 2011 versus 2010. In May 2013, 78 percent of the Top 50 reported higher HVACR sales; this increased to 96 percent with higher sales in May 2014 and 75 percent in the May 2015 survey. The 2016 study found that 82 percent of the top 50 enjoyed higher HVACR sales in fiscal year 2015, with an average increase of 7.9 percent.

The monthly TRENDS report by HARDI indicated 5.7 percent annualized growth for the 12 months through December 2015.

Among the Top 50, 14 distributors reported double-digit sales increases for fiscal 2015: Ferguson, Sigler Wholesale, Winsupply (formerly WinWholesale), US Air Conditioning Distributors, Slakey Brothers, Century Holdings, Value Added Distributors, Munch’s Supply, Lohmiller & Co., Shearer Supply, AC Pro, Corken Steel Products, Young Supply and Robertson Heating Supply.

The 2016 Top 50 study received responses from 61 distributors, of which 77 percent had increased HVACR sales in 2015 with the average being 8.2 percent higher than 2014. Also, 11 percent reported flat sales, and 11 percent had lower sales with an average decrease of 6.5 percent.

Among the 61 survey respondents’ projections for 2016, 90 percent predicted a sales increase, up on average 8.8 percent; 2 percent predicted flat sales;, and 8 percent predicted a decrease in sales of 2 percent. Of the 61 responding companies this year, 92 percent are HARDI members.

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