Group CBS acquires Electric Control Equipment Company

-Group CBS photo

-Group CBS photo

Group CBS, Inc. an Addison, Tex. provider of electrical supply, field service, and engineering products, 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.” 
 
Dan Kahn, a long-time principal at Electric Control, will become a “key member” of the CBS Northeast sales team with his 30 years of switchgear sales experience, according to Group CBS.
-Bill O’Leary
 
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