Association involvement enables Anixter to bring customers the latest information about standards and provides best practices for the industries we serve. Below are some of the industry associations Anixter participates in.

ASIS: American Society for Industrial Security

The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics.

AWEA: American Wind Energy Association

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is a national trade association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, services providers, parts manufacturers, utilities, researchers, and others involved in the wind industry.

BICSI: Building Industry Consulting Service International

The Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) publishes standards and guidelines for use in the design, installation and integration of information transportation systems (ITS). 

CABA: Continental Automated Buildings Association

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. 

CCCA: Communications Cable & Connectivity Association

The Communications Cable & Connectivity Association (CCCA) is an association of IT and communication members that serve as a resource for the industry. 

CSIA: Control System Integrators Association

The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a global, not-for-profit, professional association for control system integration companies. 


EA: Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliance (EA) is a global, non-profit, industry consortium of member organizations that are dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies. 


The Green Grid

With more than 175 member companies around the world, The Green Grid seeks to unite global industry efforts, create a common set of metrics, and develop technical resources and educational tools to further its goals.


IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.


ISA: International Society of Automation

The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a leading, global, non-profit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 35,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.


IWCS: International Wire & Cable Symposium, Inc

The International Wire & Cable Symposium, Inc (IWCS) is committed to the advancement in technology in the wire and cable and connectivity industries, and underwrites that commitment with the support for education of tomorrow's engineers and scientists.


NFPA: National Fire Protection Association

The mission of the international non-profit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.



ONVIF is a non-profit, open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. 


PTO: PROFIBUS Trade Organization

The PROFIBUS Trade Organization (PTO) is a non-profit corporation working to enhance PROFIBUS and PROFINET standards while educating and assisting users and device manufacturers throughout North America on the advantages of PROFIBUS and PROFINET. 


SBE: Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) is devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering. 


SIA: Security Industry Association (U.K.)

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the organization responsible for regulating the private security industry. 


SMMT: Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (U.K.)

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) support and promote the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad.


TIA: Telecommunications Industry Association

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events.


WHMA: Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association

The Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA) is dedicated to providing members the technical support, access to leading edge technology, benchmarking and the ability to network with the leaders in wire processing equipment, services and manufacturing.