Anixter Engineering Services

Increase efficiency and reduce costs on your electrical and electronic applications while saving time and reducing risk in your decision making processes with the help of Anixter’s Engineering Services.

Electrical and Electronic Solutions

Anixter’s electrical and electronic application engineers bridge the gap between applications designers and installers by offering technical knowledge and best practice insight based on the latest trainings and years of industry experience. Our Engineering Services team works as an extension of your group, providing a wide range of value-added engineering services to help you complete quality installations efficiently and profitably.

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Anixter’s Engineering Services team is trained to provide:

Installation Recommendations

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Be confident that you have selected the right installation method and products for the job with detailed installation recommendations for your projects, including:

  • Industrial
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Utility
  • Shipboard
  • Transit
  • Wind and solar
  • Commercial


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Reduce waste by purchasing the correct quantities of the right products to meet your specific application needs. Our engineering services team has the latest calculation software and is able to conduct:

  • Cable sizing
  • ETAP ampacity analysis
  • Pull calculations
  • Sag10 and tension

Cable Testing and Troubleshooting

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Select the right product for your application or identify points of failure fast and learn the cause of the issue to avoid repetition. Our team of engineers can help you with:

  • Field tests
  • Cable damage
  • Installation failures

Wire and Cable Training

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Gain industry-recognized accreditations, unbiased knowledge to make sound purchasing decisions and up-to-date market, standards and technical information to differentiate your business. We offer training via:

  • Site visits
  • Technical documents
  • Webinars

Our Engineering Services team offers support to businesses in industrial and OEM verticals, including:


  • Contractors
  • Engineering, procurement and construction
  • Marine/shipboard
  • Mining
  • Oil, gas and petrochemical
  • Power
  • Pulp and paper
  • Renewable energy
  • Traffic signals
  • Transit
  • Water and wastewater treatment


  • Aerospace/defense
  • Audio/video
  • Automotive
  • Communications
  • Consumer goods
  • Government
  • Medical
  • Panel shops
  • Robotic
  • Transit

Our Team

Members of our Engineering Services team pride themselves on keeping up to date on the latest industry trends and regulations. They belong to many standards organizations, such as UL, CSA, NEC, CEC and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Download our Standards and Reference Guide

Electrical and Electronic Solutions Lab

Our lab, located at Anixter’s headquarters in Glenview, Illinois, helps customers evaluate potential wire and cable products specific to their industry standards.

Anixter's Engineering Services in Action

See how Anixter's Engineering Services' power cabling distribution design saved a construction company $2 million.