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Anixter to Distribute Emerson Network Power's Liebert Products in New Zealand

  • 27 August, 2009 16:04

<p>Emerson Network Power , a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, has appointed Anixter as a distribution partner for its Liebert UPS power protection, racking, switching and monitoring products in New Zealand and Australia.</p>
<p>The two companies already work closely together in other parts of the world, so the agreement is a “good fit” for the local operations in terms of corporate synergies and go-to-market strategy, according to Anixter managing director, Wayne Bogart.</p>
<p>“We’ve built a strong business in the region around specialist skills in structured cabling for power and data, with a focus on communications, security and switching systems,” says Bogart. “It therefore makes sense that we partner with the leaders in these fields.”</p>
<p>Emerson Network Power’s Australia and New Zealand managing director David Scott says that Emerson’s portfolio of products and services perfectly complement and support Anixter’s core product sets.</p>
<p>“Anixter has a loyal and experienced channel which will further extend our penetration into the smaller computer and server rooms,” says Scott. “We’ve traditionally lead from the front in the larger data centres, developing new technologies that markedly reduce the energy draw and environmental emissions in some of the world’s foremost IT infrastructure facilities. Our latest technologies are designed for data centres and computer rooms, a fast-growing market for both organisations in the region.”</p>
<p>The agreement comes into effect today. For more information, or to find out how your business can work with Anixter and Emerson, contact Anixter’s Allan Kivell on 027 442 3051.</p>
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<p>About Emerson Network Power</p>
<p>Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™ from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, monitoring, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.emersonnetworkpower.com or www.emersonnetworkpower.com.au</p>
<p>About Emerson</p>
<p>Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2008 were $24.8 billion and Emerson is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.</p>
<p>About Anixter</p>
<p>Anixter International is a leading global distributor of communications products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small parts. The company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) innovative inventory management programs; 2) more than 425,000 products and over $1 billion in inventory; 3) 237 warehouses with more than 6.5 million square feet of space; and 4) locations in 271 cities in 52 countries. Founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE.</p>

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