Posted May 22, 2017

NetPlus Alliance sees growth in 2016

NetPlus Alliance, a North American industrial and contractor supplies buying group, posted an 8% increase in purchases in the first quarter of 2017.

The growth comes on the heels of a strong year in 2016, where the group saw a year-over-year increase of 7.5%. The group has added 10 new distributor members through May 2017.

Founded in September 2002, the group has 393 distributor members with total annual sales of $18 billion.

“We have created our own NetPlus Index to benchmark our group’s performance against the average sales of nine publicly traded industrial distributors, as well as the ISA distributor and manufacturer indices. We have been above that industry benchmark by over 50% for nine consecutive quarters,” said Jennifer Murphy, president of NetPlus Alliance. “2017 is off to a great start for NetPlus and our members, with the strong economy driving positive results in the first quarter. We are looking forward to contributing to the continued success of all of our members and preferred suppliers this year.”