June 10, 2021
Molex, a global connectivity and electronics solutions provider, has recently signed a distribution agreement with WESCO | Anixter, a major provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain solutions. The agreement enables Molex to broaden the availability of its industrial products and solutions in North America and Europe with a world-class design, logistics and distribution partner.
Molex will offer its industrial electrical, communication and connectivity product lines, and industrial automation products through Anixter’s North American and European distribution networks. Through this collaboration, Molex will drive progress in the development of fourth-generation manufacturing by delivering high-value solutions to machine builders, robot manufacturers and electrical infrastructure engineers on the front lines of the Industry 4.0 revolution.
“We are excited to join forces with WESCO | Anixter, which became one of the world’s largest global distributors following its 2020 merger,” said Fred Bell, Molex Vice President of Global Distribution. “Molex Industrial has an extensive offering of ruggedly designed, engineered, and constructed infrastructure solutions for harsh-duty environments. Together with WESCO and Anixter’s global network of industrial expertise and logistics capabilities, we will accelerate time to market for our mutual customers in markets such as material handling, robotics and machine building, automotive infrastructure, and food and beverage. We look forward to the opportunities that this new relationship will bring for both Molex and our customers.”
“We’re looking forward to growing our partnership with Molex. This global expansion of Molex’s industrial solutions will allow us to better focus our efforts in this digital transformation era and continue our joint market leadership,” said Brandon Phillips, VP, Category Management, at WESCO | Anixter.