Circuit Breaker Sales Acquires Berthold Electric Power Services

GAINESVILLE, Tex.—Circuit Breaker Sales Co., Inc. (CBS), which specializes in the sales and service of low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers and other power distribution equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Berthold Electric Power Services (BEPS), the service division of Gus Berthold Electric Company. Serving the Midwest from its modern, fully equipped centers in Chicago and St. Louis, BEPS specializes in quality maintenance, repair, remanufacturing, and testing of low- and medium-voltage switchgear and circuit breakers. The company also provides on-site preventive maintenance and emergency on-call services. From its extensive inventory, BEPS offers new, surplus, obsolete, and remanufactured circuit breakers and other power distribution equipment. Renewal parts are a specialty of BEPS.

Although now part of Circuit Breaker Sales, BEPS will continue to operate as Berthold Electric Power Services at its two existing locations and will maintain current management and personnel.

The acquisition of BEPS brings the number of CBS locations in North America to five, including its headquarters in Gainesville, TX, plus Lakeland, FL, and Crown Point, IN. “The addition of Berthold Electric Power Services continues our efforts to strengthen our ability to better serve our customers’ power distribution equipment requirements,” says Tim Brewer, president of Circuit Breaker Sales.

Details of the transaction were not disclosed. To discuss joining Group CBS’ family of electrical equipment supply, service, and engineering companies, contact Mr. Randy Roumillat at 972-250-2500, or visit To contact Berthold Electric Power Services, call 800-657-6646, or visit

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