AD is a dynamic community of independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products.
Our 618 independently owned members, with 3,605 locations, span seven industries and two countries with collective annual sales in excess of $26 Billion.
AD distributors are local market leaders with deep roots in their local communities, great people and strong customer relationships.
Founded in 1941, the James H. Cross Company services the manufacturing
industry in the procurement and application of Engineered Tooling and MRO.
We specialize in process improvement and documented cost savings. Our Core Competencies
include Distribution, Engineering, Integration, Metrology, Tool Reconditioning and On-line Reporting.
To excel as a comprehensive and cost-effective primary supply channel for the acquisition, application and service of Engineered Tooling, MRO, Gaging and Maintenance Products. To be profitable while maintaining a safe and ethical environment for our customers, employees and suppliers. To be socially and environmentally responsible in our business practices and community.