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 CBS SE Powertech Services, Inc.
Circuit Breaker Sales & Repair CBN Circuit Breaker Sales NE SSE&R Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. 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.

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Another Engineering Advance

September 15th, 2020
Group CBS’ Western Electrical Services (WES) continues to strengthen and grow its engineering leadership with the acquisition of the AVO Training Institute’s Electrical Engineering Division (EED). Principal Engineer Ryan Downey will continue to lead the EED business, with the entire team remaining on board. This addition immediately propels WES to become a nationwide player in engineering services. It’s part of our strategic plan to bett...
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World’s Only Vacuum Interrupter Life Extension Program Saves Time, Money and Headaches

September 15th, 2020
Millions of vacuum interrupters are beyond or approaching the end of their design life. Group CBS has developed a revolutionary, proprietary technology that breathes new life into aging vacuum interrupters, preserving their performance and extending their useful life for years. The world’s first and only vacuum interrupter conditioning program leverages a proprietary, patent-pending process that restores and preserves the deteriorating inter...
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Group CBS Continues to Grow and Help More Customers Nationwide.

September 15th, 2020
Please join us in welcoming Rocky Mountain Breaker Service into the Group CBS Family! www.rockymtnbreaker.com Rocky Mountain Breaker Service (RMBS) joined Group CBS in mid-July, adding a much-needed presence in the Central U.S. RMBS brings the Group six knowledgeable breaker mechanics and technicians who are well versed in heavy breaker and switchgear maintenance and repair. RBMS President Damian Luna and his crew provide complete breake...
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Group CBS Welcomes Finance Team Members

September 15th, 2020
Group CBS is fortifying its Finance team to ensure we remain always ready to help customers with timely, accurate information. We’re pleased to announce three new additions to the finance team: CFO, Dan Rigby; Corporate Controller, Thomas Cheaney and Director of Finance, Stephanie Tompkins.  Da
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Brian Constantino to Head Northeast CBS Shop

September 15th, 2020
A career of success and attention to detail have led to Brian Constantino being named North East Manager of CBS-NE . Brian began his career at GE in Plainville, Connecticut, before becoming Foreman of the Electric Control Equipment shop for 15 years. With the acquisition of EC, Brian ultimately became production manager of the 80-person CBS-NE shop. After his successes in production, he moved to the North East Manager’s position with the retire...
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