Group CBS Acquires Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc.

Group CBS Acquires Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc.

November 5, 2014 (Addison, Texas) –­ Group CBS, Inc. (GroupCBS.com), with commercial interests in electrical supply, field service, and engineering throughout North America, is pleased to announce the acquisition of electrical equipment supplier and service provider Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc., located in Norwalk, Conn. Electric Control provides electrical equipment, repair, remanufacturing, and life-extension services to industrial and commercial customers worldwide. The company will be integrated into Group CBS’s Circuit Breaker Sales NE Inc. affiliate formed in April with the acquisition of Diversified Electric Services, Inc. (Seymour, Conn).

“Electric Control has a 60-year history of industry leadership and success providing custom and remanufactured switchgear, circuit breakers, parts, rentals, and emergency work to industrial end users, utilities, municipalities, government facilities, and Fortune 500 companies,” said Bill Schofield, vice president of Group CBS, Inc. “With this acquisition, Group CBS continues to expand on its strategic growth initiative by expanding CBS Northeast’s resources to serve new and existing customers.”

Electric Control’s Dan Kahn, a long-time principal at the company, will become a key member of the CBS Northeast sales team with his 30 years of switchgear sales experience.

To discuss joining Group CBS’s family of electrical supply, service, and engineering companies, contact Mr. Schofield at 800-232-5809 or visit GroupCBS.com. To access CBS Northeast’s electrical equipment and services, call 203-888-7500 or visit CircuitBreakerSalesNE.com.

About Group CBS, Inc.
Headquartered in Addison, Texas, Group CBS has affiliated companies throughout the U.S. and in the U.K. that provide premier products and unparalleled capabilities and services to the industrial, utility, electrical distribution, and repair markets. For more information, visit GroupCBS.com or call 972-250-2500.

About Circuit Breaker Sales NE Inc.
Serving the industrial, utility, electrical distribution, and repair markets in the Northeastern U.S., Circuit Breaker Sales NE Inc. (Seymour, Conn.), is the authoritative source for all industrial and commercial electrical equipment, including circuit breaker contacts, trip units, vacuum interrupters, and complete matching switchgear lineups. Our service teams also can provide arc-flash analysis, breaker testing, remote racking and switching systems, and circuit breaker performance and timing test equipment as well as the industry’s only field-portable vacuum interrupter test system. For more information, visit CircuitBreakerSalesNE.com or call 203-888-7500.

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