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.

If it's electrical... we have it!
We're the one-stop for all your electrical apparatus sales, service, and engineering requirements.

  • Largest inventory of new, surplus or reconditioned low and medium voltage power equipment and replacement parts available in North America
  • Servicing of Class 1E nuclear-rated switchgear and circuit breakers in compliance with 10CFR50 Appendix B
  • Modern shop facilities with skilled engineers and technicians
  • Comprehensive quality repair, rebuild, retrofit, retrofill, and life extension capabilities
  • Emergency or scheduled electrical testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting at your facility
  • Power engineering services such as short-circuit and coordination studies, arc flash hazard analysis, and design-build services
  • Custom manufacturing: engineered, reverse-engineered, and remanufacturing of obsolete parts
  • Replacement electrical contacts for load tap changers, circuit breakers, and other switchgear
  • Remote racking systems for automatic racking of circuit breakers from a remote location
  • Remote switch operators - actuators for automatic opening and closing circuit breakers and other control switches from a remote location
  • Replacement vacuum interrupters for contactors and circuit breakers
  • Vacuum interrupter test equipment to determine the condition of circuit breaker and contactor vacuum interrupters
  • Indoor dry type and cast coil power transformers to 4000 kVA in stock
  • Millions of replacement parts and assemblies
  • We rent most equipment in our vast inventory

Interested in joining the Group CBS family of affiliate companies?

For more information about joining the Group CBS family of affiliate companies, please contact us. We are always looking for qualified, motivated employees in all areas of our business. Click here for more information.

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Group CBS Affiliates

Group CBS has affiliated companies throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., which provide premier products and unparalleled capabilities and services to the industrial, utility, electrical distribution, and repair markets. If it’s electrical, we have it! We're the one-stop for all your electrical apparatus sales, service, and engineering requirements. View the Group CBS Linecard.

AEMC CBS Arc CBS 2 Sertec Carolina Precision Switchgear Powertech Services, Inc. Rocky Mountain Breaker Services
Circuit Breaker Sales & Repair CBN Circuit Breaker Sales NE SSE&R Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. Arkansas Electrical Outlet Group CBS Training Center
GCBS Europe Circuit Breaker Analyzer TS WES 4 Contact Group CBS Affiliate Locator

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Quality Standards, Certifications, & Compliance

Group CBS-affiliated companies are members of numerous industry organizations including:

Several Group CBS affiliates are ISO 9001 2008-certified, including Circuit Breaker Sales, Circuit Breaker Store, Advanced Electrical & Motor Controls, and Vacuum Interrupters. They have comprehensive quality assurance procedures and full electrical testing capabilities including an in-house 200 kV impulse generator to test BIL withstand. All new or remanufactured equipment is covered by a one-year parts and labor warranty. Circuit Breaker Sales is also environmentally certified. They have a fully developed and implemented ISO 14001-compliant environment management system and have been issued ISO 14001:2004 certification.

Circuit Breaker Sales, Western Electrical Services, and Advanced Electrical & Motor Controls are members of PEARL - the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recycling League. PEARL membership is validation of our longstanding commitment to quality and adherence to the highest standards, and strict technical, safety, and operational requirements to ensure the proper recycling and reuse of electrical power equipment.

Additional memberships include: Circuit Breaker Sales is a member of  NFPA - the National Fire Protection Association; CBS ArcSafe is a member of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA); and Western Electrical Services is a member of NETA, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association.


Group CBS still on the move!!

March 5th, 2021
COVID Shutdowns, Economic Turmoil, Arctic Blasts … is that all you got!?! Group CBS continues to find value and add to our portfolio of outstanding companies delivering the quality products and services the industry has come to expect. Welcome to Carolina Precision Switchgear (CPS), our newest member company. CPS has been a trusted contributor in the greater Charlotte market since 2006. Founder Doug Weaver served four years in the US Navy a...
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The Development of Vacuum Interrupter Conditioning: Keeping Interrupters in Service for 100+ Years

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Keeping Things Rolling in Boston

March 5th, 2021
Every Group CBS client sees power challenges from their own unique point of view. Whether it’s extending the life of electrical components for decades, retrofitting old systems with something completely new or something in between, our success comes from balancing the right solution for each customer’s power needs and preferences. A November 2020 Group CBS $1.2 million contract to provide (49) 15-DST-750, 1200A Roll-in replacements to the ...
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The Power of Two Working for You: Introducing CBS Field Services

March 5th, 2021
Western Electrical Services and PowerTech Services are Joining Forces to Power Performance and Safety Nationwide Sister companies Western Electrical Services (WES) and PowerTech Services (PTS) are merging field service operations to give you a single source for the best electrical maintenance, acceptance, engineering services, equipment rebuilds, maintenance testing and commissioning in the world. Whether you need to bring a new power distrib...
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Group CBS Acquires Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc.

March 5th, 2021
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...
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