Profile: Anixter International Inc (AXE.N)
23 Apr 2019
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. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided customers access to inventory management programs, approximately 320 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, 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 spectrum of customers.
Network & Security Solutions
The Company's NSS segment supplies products and supply chain solutions to customers in a range of industries, including technology, finance, telecommunications service providers, 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's product portfolio includes copper and fiber optic cable and connectivity, access control, video surveillance, intrusion and fire/life safety, cabinets, power, cable management, wireless, professional audio/video, voice and networking switches and other ancillary products.
Electrical & Electronic Solutions
The EES segment supplies a range of wire and cable, control, power/gear, lighting and electrical bulk products and customized supply chain solutions to the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) markets. The C&I 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, transportation, commercial, 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 OEM group supplies products used in the manufacturing of automotive, industrial, medical, transportation, marine, military and communications equipment, selling to OEM, and panel, cable and harness shops. The product portfolio 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.
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 an e-commerce platform. 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. It supplies, lighting and conduit used in non-residential and residential construction. It also provides materials management and procurement outsourcing services.
Anixter International Inc
2301 PATRIOT BLVD
GLENVIEW IL 60026