Distributes communication and security products, electrical wire and cable, fasteners and other small parts
Anixter International, Inc. is engaged in distribution of communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small parts through its subsidiaries.
It distributes these products from suppliers to contractors and installers, and also to end users including manufacturers, natural resources companies, utilities and original equipment manufacturers who use the company's products as a component in their end product.
Its communications products comprise voice, data, video, and security products used to connect personal computers, peripheral equipment, mainframe equipment, security equipment, and various networks to each other.
The company's product portfolio also consists of transmission media products, including copper and fiber optic cables; connectivity products; support and supply products; and security surveillance and access control products.
It provides inventory management services including procurement, just-in-time delivery, quality assurance testing, advisory engineering services, component kit production, small component assembly and e-commerce and electronic data interchange to a broad spectrum of customers.
The company also provides comprehensive supply chain management solutions which are designed to reduce customer procurement and management costs and enhance overall production or installation efficiencies.
It serves various industries, which consist of manufacturing, resource extraction, telecommunications, Internet service providers, finance, education, healthcare, transportation, utilities, aerospace and defense, and government, as well as contractors, installers, system integrators, value-added resellers, architects, engineers, and wholesale distributors.
Anixter International was founded in 1957 and is headquartered Glenview, IL.