Group CBS Acquires Select Assets of Diversified Electrical Services

April 28, 2014 (Addison, Texas) – Group CBS, Inc. (, with commercial interests in electrical supply, field service, and engineering throughout North America, is pleased to announce our recent acquisition of selected assets of Diversified Electric Services, Inc. of Seymour, Connecticut.  Diversified (DES) was a full-service electrical equipment supply, repair, and field service company serving utility, industrial and commercial customers in the North East region.  Circuit Breaker Sales NE, Inc. ( will merge these assets with its existing resources to serve customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

“DES has 22 years of market presence, a staff of more than 30, and has been a local leader in the North East electrical marketplace,” said Bill Schofield, Vice President of Group CBS, Inc. “With the addition of Group CBS information systems, testing protocols, equipment & inventory management, and modern technology, new and old customers can expect an even higher level of service from Circuit Breaker Sales Northeast.”

Tim Kelly and Lou Lavorgna, who have served North East electrical customers for more than 20 years, the last several years as part of Group CBS, will help lead the new organization.

Group CBS had interests in numerous electrical supply, service, and engineering companies throughout the West and South. With the formation of CBS Northeast and this significant investment, Group CBS now has brick-and-mortar facilities and a strong platform to better serve and grow its customer base.

“We expect more acquisitions will follow as Group CBS continues to implement its aggressive national growth strategy,” added Mr. Schofield. To discuss joining Group CBS’s family of electrical supply, service, and engineering companies, contact Mr. Schofield at 800-232-5809 or visit To access CBS Northeast’s electrical equipment and services, call 203-888-7500 or visit


About Group CBS, Inc.

Headquartered in Addison, Texas, Group CBS has affiliated companies throughout the U.S. and an affiliate in the U.K..  Group CBS provides premium products and unparalleled capabilities and services to the industrial, utility, electrical distribution, and repair markets. For more information, visit or call 972-250-2500.

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