Anixter International is a company based in Glenview, Illinois, USA and founded in 1957. The company supplies communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. Anixter is a Fortune 500 company, with more than 5,000,000 square feet (460,000 m) of warehouse space. In 2011, the company had $6.15 billion in revenue, operating in 260 cities in 50 countries. It is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, and operates about 300 warehouses and sales centers in more than 50 countries. It sells 450,000-plus products, including electrical and electronic wire, cable,fasteners and security system components to some 100,000 customers, including original equipment manufacturers, engineers, contractors, installers, and wholesale distributors.