Profile: Anixter International Inc (AXE.N)
Anixter International Inc., incorporated on December 6, 1967, is engaged in the distribution of enterprise cabling and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable products and utility power solutions. The Company provides customers access to inventory management programs, approximately 270 warehouses and locations in over 300 cities across over 50 countries. The Company's segments include Network & Security Solutions (NSS), Electrical & Electronic Solutions (EES) and Utility Power Solutions (UPS). Its inventory management services include procurement, advisory engineering services, component kit production, small component assembly and e-commerce, and electronic data interchange. The Company caters to industry groups, such as manufacturing, resource extraction, telecommunications, Internet service providers, finance, education, aerospace and defense, healthcare, retail, transportation, utilities and others. The Company's subsidiary is Anixter Inc.
Network & Security Solutions
The Company's NSS segment operates in over 50 countries. It supplies products and supply chain solutions to customers in a range of industries, including finance, transportation, education, government, healthcare and retail. NSS provides solutions to end users and sells the products through various channels, including data communications contractors, security, network and systems integrators, and directly to end users. The NSS segment has a product portfolio, which includes copper and fiber optic cable and connectivity, access control, video surveillance, intrusion and fire/life safety, cabinets, power, cable management, voice and networking switches, and other ancillary products. The NSS Data Center HealthCheck and ipAssured programs enable customers to make buying decisions around network and security infrastructure.
Electrical & Electronic Solutions
The Company's EES segment, which operates in over 30 countries, supplies a range of wire and cable products and customized supply chain solutions to the industrial and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets. The industrial group supplies products for the transmission of power and signals in industrial applications to customers in markets, including oil, gas and petrochemical, alternative energy, utility, power generation and distribution, industrial, natural resource, and water and wastewater treatment. It sells through channels, including electrical contractors, security and automation integrators, and engineering, procurement and construction firms. The product portfolio in this business includes electrical and electronic wire and cable, shipboard cable, support and supply products, low-voltage cable, instrumentation cable, industrial communication and control products, security cable, connectors, industrial Ethernet switches, and voice and data cable. Its services include supply chain management services and engineering support.
Utility Power Solutions
The Company's Utility Power Solutions segment, with primary operations in the United States and Canada, supplies electrical transmission and distribution products, power plant maintenance, repair and operations supplies and smart-grid products, and arranges materials management and procurement outsourcing for the power generation and distribution industries. The UPS segment serves the utilities (both public power and investor owned) and electrical markets. It serves electric power plant customers primarily through a bid-based model and sells maintenance, repair and operations products through print catalogs. Its products include conductors, such as wire and cable, transformers, overhead transmission and distribution hardware, switches, protective devices and underground distribution, connectors used in the construction or maintenance and repair of electricity transmission and substation distribution infrastructure, and electrical wire and cable, switchgear, supplies, lighting and conduit used in non-residential and residential construction.
Anixter International Inc
2301 PATRIOT BLVD
GLENVIEW IL 60026