Anixter is a company that distributes network and security, electrical and electronic as well as utility power solutions. The Network and Security Solutions segment offers copper and fiber optic cable and connectivity, video surveillance, intrusion, fire, and life safety products. The Electrical and Electronic Solutions segment provides electrical and electronic wires and cables, shipboard cables, support and supply products, low-voltage and instrumentation cables, security cables, connectors, etc. The Utility Power Solutions segment supplies electrical transmission and distribution products, power plant maintenance, repair and operations supplies, and smart-grid products, as well as arranges materials management and procurement outsourcing.

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Parent CompanyWESCO
HQGlenview, IL, US
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Anixter was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Glenview, IL, US

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Key People/Management at Anixter

Theodore A. Dosch

Theodore A. Dosch

Executive Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer
Scott Ramsbottom

Scott Ramsbottom

Executive Vice President , Chief Information Officer
Bill Geary

Bill Geary

Executive Vice President, Network Security Solutions
Dawn Marks

Dawn Marks

Senior Vice President Marketing & Corporate Communications
Doug Deputy

Doug Deputy

Vice President of Global Learning & Development
Alan Farrimond

Alan Farrimond

Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC
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Anixter Office Locations

Anixter has offices in Glenview, , Albany, Albuquerque and in 217 other locations
Glenview, IL, US (HQ)
2301 Patriot Blvd
Albany, NY, US
325 Washington Ave Ext
Albuquerque, NM, US
2701 Broadway Blvd NE # B
Alsip, IL, US
11614 S Austin Ave
Alsip, IL, US
11740 S Austin Ave
Anaheim, CA, US
5055 E Landon Dr
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Anixter Financials and Metrics

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Anixter is a subsidiary of WESCO

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Anixter's revenue was reported to be $8.85 b in FY, 2019 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
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Anixter Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Anixter Power Solutions Inc.October 05, 2015
Tri-Ed Puerto Rico Ltd. Inc.August 11, 2014
Anixter Jorvex S.A.C.July 09, 2012
Clark Security ProductsDecember 20, 2010
Camille Gergen GmbH & Co., KGAugust 27, 2008
Sofrasar SASAugust 27, 2008
Eurofast SASMay 21, 2007
Total Supply SolutionsApril 18, 2007
IMS, Inc.May 30, 2006
Infast Group LimitedJuly 08, 2005$72.2 m
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Anixter Revenue Breakdown

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Anixter revenue breakdown by business segment: 53.1% from Network & Security Solutions, 26.6% from Electrical and Electronic Solutions and 20.3% from Utility Power Solutions

Anixter revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 80.9% from North America, 12.1% from Emerging Markets and 7.1% from EMEA

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Anixter News and Updates

Ready. Set. Connect.

Anixter, along with our partners Axis Communications and Corning Optical Communications have created a solution that allows you to easily implement networks to meet your specific needs for smaller networks and long reach applications.

Anixter to distribute the Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System

Safe Zone, the industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of the next-generation Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System, today announced that Anixter, a leading international distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions that help buil…

Senseon (a Division of Accuride International) and Anixter International Announce Channel Partner Relationship to Create Comprehensive Security Solutions

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when businesses and consumers alike demand comprehensive, efficient security solutions, Senseon®, a division of Accuride® International and the creator of intelligent cabinet-level access control systems, announces a new...

WESCO Distribution, Inc. announces the further extension of the Expiration Time of its offers to purchase for cash any and all of Anixter Inc.'s 5.50% Senior Notes due 2023 and 6.00% Senior Notes due 2025

PITTSBURGH, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) ("WESCO International") announced today that WESCO Distribution, Inc. ("WESCO") has further extended the Expiration Time (as defined below) of WESCO's previously announced tender offers (each, an "Offer" and,...

WESCO International Updates Financing Plan for Anixter Merger

PITTSBURGH, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that, based on...

Anixter to be bought out by private equity firm CD&R in a $3.8 billion deal, including debt

Anixter International Inc. said Wednesday it has agreed to be bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) in a cash deal valued at $3.8 billion, including debt. Under terms of the deal, CD&R will pay $81 for each Anixter share outstanding, which is a 13…
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Anixter Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Anixter founded?

    Anixter was founded in 1957.

  • Who are Anixter key executives?

    Anixter's key executives are Theodore A. Dosch, Scott Ramsbottom and Bill Geary.

  • How many employees does Anixter have?

    Anixter has 9,400 employees.

  • What is Anixter revenue?

    Latest Anixter annual revenue is $8.8 b.

  • What is Anixter revenue per employee?

    Latest Anixter revenue per employee is $941 k.

  • Who are Anixter competitors?

    Competitors of Anixter include Vicor, TTI and ScanSource.

  • Where is Anixter headquarters?

    Anixter headquarters is located at 2301 Patriot Blvd, Glenview.

  • Where are Anixter offices?

    Anixter has offices in Glenview, , Albany, Albuquerque and in 217 other locations.

  • How many offices does Anixter have?

    Anixter has 272 offices.