Anixter Inc

Analysis

Business Description

Anixter Inc (Anixter), formerly Anixter International Inc, is a distributor of network and security solutions, utility power solutions, and electrical and electronic solutions across the world. The company serves as a subsidiary of WESCO International Inc.

The company provides advanced inventory management services such as procurement, just-in-time delivery, material management programs, quality assurance testing, storm/event kitting, component kit production, small component assembly, and e-commerce and electronic data interchange. Anixter offers its products under following categories: Wire and Cable, Communications, Security, Networking, Hardware and Supplies, Industrial Communication and Control, Lighting, and OEM.

Through Wire and Cable category offers control and power cable, instrumentation and thermocouple cable, flexible and robotic cable, copper shipboard cable, multi-pair and multi-conductor cable, leadwire, and coaxial cable. It also offers automotive cable, flat cable, ds3 coaxial cable, value add electronic, voice and data cable, indoor fiber optic cable, outdoor fiber optic cable, indoor and outdoor fiber optic cable, fiber optic shipboard cable, exchange and distribution cable, and switchboard cable among others.

The Communications category provides Copper Cable Assemblies jacks, connectors, adapters, blocks and patch panels, mounting and faceplates, blank inserts, splices, exchange and distribution cable, switchboard cable, central office blocks, fiber optic cable assemblies and enclosures.

Anixter through Security category includes surveillance cameras, video management software, video recorders, video servers and storage, video accessories, video monitors, video transmission, readers, and biometric scanners among others.

The company’s Networking category provides switches, repeater, transceiver, media, converter, power over ethernet, wireless products, KVM, hubs, WAN products, transmission and access, PC cards, and coaxial cables.

Hardware and Supplies category includes racks, cabinets, frames, rack and cabinet, accessories, zone cabling and wireless enclosures, furniture, innerduct, cable runway, J-hooks, raceway, tubing, cable management accessories, cable category testers, fiber optic test equipment, data test equipment, power test equipment, locators, and test equipment accessories among others.

The Lighting Category includes compact fluorescent lamps, fluorescent lamps, halogen lamps, hid lamps, incandescent lamps, led lamps, lamp accessories, other lamps, compact fluorescent ballasts, fluorescent ballasts, hid ballasts, sign ballasts, led drivers, other ballasts and accessories, lighting sensors, and lighting controls.

Anixter is a distributor of Network and Security Solutions (NSS), Electrical and Electronic Solutions (EES), and Utility Power Solutions (UPS). Anixter serves to national, international, local and regional companies, and operates 309 warehouses and branch offices across 300 cities in more than 50 countries. The company has a network of local and regional distribution centers, service centers, branch offices, and sales offices the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East, and Europe.