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E/D/E Group affirms high level in the industrial B2B core ranges

With a trading volume of more than €6.3 billion and high figures in absolute terms in the industrial B2B core ranges, in 2019 the E/D/E Group strongly confirmed its leading role as the largest European association in the sector and as an attractive and reliable partner for trade and industry throughout Europe. More


Stable growth in core business, impulses from steel, building services and PPE/technical trade

After the previous year's growth leap above the six-billion euro mark (plus EUR 487 million), the E/D/E Group once again achieved a significant increase in trading volume from 306 million to EUR 6.35 billion in 2018. In October, the E/D/E Group recorded the strongest month in its history with a volume of EUR 594 million. A total of EUR 1.37 billion were realised together with partners abroad.


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Benefits for contract suppliers

Contract suppliers of E/D/E enjoy countless national and international advantages of a strong association for the distribution of their products.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Marketing partners
  • Catalogues and brochures
  • Central warehouse and logistics
  • Communication partners

E/D/E at a glance

E/D/E is Europe’s largest purchasing and marketing confederation for more than 970 medium-sized trading companies in its branch of trade. The family business is firmly rooted in the domestic market of Germany and is active in 27 countries. The E/D/E lives by the motto of "Hand in Hand", in cooperation with its partners and through its assumption of social responsibility.

Benefits for Members

As a partner, the E/D/E offers its members an abundance of professional services along with extensive product ranges.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Logistics
  • Marketing concepts
  • Marketing catalogues
  • Data management