Anixter International Inc. is a company based in Glenview, Illinois, United States and founded in 1957. The company supplies goods and services for communications, security, networking, audio-visual, and industrial control applications. Anixter is a Fortune 500 company.
The company operates with three major divisions: Network & Security Solutions, Electrical and Electronic Solutions, and Utility Power Solutions. Aerospace Hardware, once considered the fourth division, was sold by Anixter in 2011 to Greenbriar Equity, which formed Align Aerospace.
In 2002 Anixter was named as a Forbes "Platinum 400" company. In 2013, Fortune ranked Anixter 405 in the Fortune 500 list.
On January 13, 2020, Anixter agreed to be acquired by WESCO International for $4.5 billion in cash and WESCO stock. Anixter's shares ceased trading as of June 22, 2020.
Highest paying job titles at Anixter International include Operations Manager, Project Manager, and Sales Director