Anixter International to Broadcast Conference Presentation Over the Internet

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Anixter International, Inc.

    SKOKIE, Ill., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixter International, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AXE), the world's leading distributor of communication products, today
 announced it will broadcast its presentation at the Salomon Smith Barney
 Electronic Supply Chain Conference over the Internet.  This event is scheduled
 for Thursday, May 3, from approximately 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.
     The presentation will feature comments from President and Chief Executive
 Officer Robert W. Grubbs, who will provide background on Anixter and its
 strategies for growth, and Senior Vice President -- Finance and Chief
 Financial Officer Dennis J. Letham, who will discuss the company's financial
 performance trends.
     Investors are invited to listen to the presentation, which will be carried
 live on the Internet at
 www.veracast.com/clientaccess/ssb/electronic-supply-chain-2001/74109335.cfm
 and through a link on the company's Website: www.anixter.com .  Those who wish
 to listen should go to either Website about 15 minutes before the discussion
 begins.  Investors should follow the instructions found there to ensure their
 systems are set up to hear the event, or download the correct applications at
 no charge.  Replays will be available at both sites for 30 days.
     Anixter International is the world's leading distributor of products that
 connect businesses to today's digital networks.  The company adds value to the
 distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) the largest
 technical sales force in the industry, 2) more than 87,000 products and $700
 million in inventory, 3) 106 warehouses with more than 5 million square feet
 of space, and 4) locations in 175 cities in 41 countries.  Founded in 1957 and
 headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on The New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol AXE.
 
      Additional information about Anixter is available on the Internet at
                       www.anixter.com and www.frbinc.com
 
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SOURCE Anixter International, Inc.
    SKOKIE, Ill., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixter International, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AXE), the world's leading distributor of communication products, today
 announced it will broadcast its presentation at the Salomon Smith Barney
 Electronic Supply Chain Conference over the Internet.  This event is scheduled
 for Thursday, May 3, from approximately 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.
     The presentation will feature comments from President and Chief Executive
 Officer Robert W. Grubbs, who will provide background on Anixter and its
 strategies for growth, and Senior Vice President -- Finance and Chief
 Financial Officer Dennis J. Letham, who will discuss the company's financial
 performance trends.
     Investors are invited to listen to the presentation, which will be carried
 live on the Internet at
 www.veracast.com/clientaccess/ssb/electronic-supply-chain-2001/74109335.cfm
 and through a link on the company's Website: www.anixter.com .  Those who wish
 to listen should go to either Website about 15 minutes before the discussion
 begins.  Investors should follow the instructions found there to ensure their
 systems are set up to hear the event, or download the correct applications at
 no charge.  Replays will be available at both sites for 30 days.
     Anixter International is the world's leading distributor of products that
 connect businesses to today's digital networks.  The company adds value to the
 distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) the largest
 technical sales force in the industry, 2) more than 87,000 products and $700
 million in inventory, 3) 106 warehouses with more than 5 million square feet
 of space, and 4) locations in 175 cities in 41 countries.  Founded in 1957 and
 headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on The New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol AXE.
 
      Additional information about Anixter is available on the Internet at
                       www.anixter.com and www.frbinc.com
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X55844291
 
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