GLENVIEW, Ill.—Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) is pleased to have received the prestigious Control Design magazine’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Award. Anixter was selected as a leader in Service and Support for Wire and Cable by the publication’s readership, highlighting Anixter’s core service value to the manufacturing industry.
Rob Cotner, Anixter’s director of marketing for industrial communications and control, said, “The award is significant for Anixter. To be recognized by voters who are our machine builder and system integrator customers for something we differentiate ourselves on — service and support — is a real honor. We are also pleased to be recognized by Control Design for another of our areas of expertise: key supplier for wire and cable.”
Anixter’s recognition by the industrial controls market demonstrates the company’s continued dedication to quality and customer service. Anixter’s service offerings reduce cost, risk and complexity in its customer’s business. These solutions include preassembly and kitting, product enhancement, and cable preparation services.
This win reflects Anixter’s value offering to OEM’s and system integrators in the industrial automation space.
About Control Design
Control Design focuses exclusively on the OEM market for industrial controls and is the only media brand dedicated to the automation information needs of industrial machine builders.
Votes for Control Design Readers’ Choice Awards are cast by machine builders and system integrators only. Unaided ballots are sent to the specific readership segment to select the best product providers and rate the service and support they receive from them. See controldesign.com for more information.
Anixter International is a leading global distributor of enterprise cabling and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable, and OEM supply fasteners and other small parts. The company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) innovative inventory management programs; 2) over 525,000 products and $1 billion in inventory; 3) over 260 warehouses with approximately 7.5 million square feet of space; and 4) locations in over 280 cities in more than 50 countries. Founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE. To learn more about the company, please visit Anixter.com.