WESCO Distribution News

WESCO International Announces Completion Of Merger With Anixter International

WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain solutions, announced it has completed its merger with Anixter International Inc., creating a premier, global B2B distribution and supply chain solutions company. Upon completion of the merger, Anixter became a wholly owned subsidiary of WESCO International. Anixter’s shares ceased trading prior to the market open on June 22, 2020, and each share of Anixter common stock has...

Anixter Agrees To The New Revised Offer From WESCO After Its Superior Company Proposal

Anixter International Inc. announces that the Anixter Board of Directors (the ‘Anixter Board’) determined that an offer from WESCO International, Inc. (‘WESCO’) constitutes a ‘Superior Company Proposal’ as defined in Anixter’s previously announced definitive agreement and plan of merger with an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (‘CD&R’). Under the terms of WESCO’s revised offer, WESCO would acquire Anixter for nominal...

Security 101 Names 13 Non-profit Organizations As Winners Of The 7th Annual Gift Of Security

Security 101, a national security systems integrator, announced 13 winning non-profit organizations in the 7th Annual Gift of Security. More than 32,825 online voters selected the winners, each of which will receive $10,000 worth of integrated security services and equipment from 13 participating Security 101 offices and product partners, Axis Communications and WESCO. Each office enlisted local public officials and civic leaders to nominate three non-profit organizations that were submitted to...

MIPS 2017 Garnered Partners And Integrators Promoting Open Platform Initiatives

MIPS 2017’s theme ‘Together We Make the World See the Future’ reflected a newly clarified company purpose Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 12th Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) this month in San Antonio, Texas, with over 500 attendees. It is an open platform community event engaging hundreds of channel and alliance partners, customers, media people, Milestone experts and management. Mi...

Security Buying: Why Purchase From A Distributor?

A perceived benefit of buying direct is to save money as opposed to paying a middleman Security companies have multiple options to purchase security products today – online, manufacturer direct, or from the vast array of security products and electrical supply networks dotting the landscape. Because there are numerous options, and costs may not vary drastically, the final decision on where to purchase ultimately boils down to service and additional support these channels...

How Is The Role Of Distributors Changing In The Security Market?

Distributors have traditionally played an important role in the physical security market, ensuring ready availability of products that systems integrators need to complete their projects. But a changing industry has had dramatic impact all along the supply chain of which distributors are a critical link. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How is the role of distributors changing in the market, and what is the impact?