ADA, Mich. (WZZM) -- Amway announced their global sales total for 2013 and for the seventh straight year, sales have increased.

Global sales for the Ada company totaled $11.8 billion, surpassing 2012's $11.3 billion. The company sales that the sales figure includes revenue from direct selling operations and other business holdings.

In a joint statement released by the company, Chairman Steve Van Andel and President Doug DeVos said, "Our distributors are the driving force behind this remarkable achievement, supported by the work of our 21,000 employees worldwide. Distributors in more than 100 countries and territories are now achieving their potential through their Amway businesses, creating another record year for the company."