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Headquartered in Addison, Texas, 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.

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Extra! Extra! The May 2017 Breaker Buzz Is Here!

Extra! Extra! The May 2017 Breaker Buzz Is Here!

Group CBS Breaker BuzzGroup CBS is off to a lightning start in 2017, and the Q2 issue of Breaker Buzz shows you why: new locations, new products, custom solutions, and above all, the people who make it happen. In this issue, you'll find:

  • CBS expands into the Midwest, Florida for better service across North America
  • CBS ArcSafe introduces SecureConnect™ Remote Operator in collaboration with Rockwell Automation
  • AEAMC launches e-commerce website to record traffic
  • Follow the evolution of the circuit breaker
  • A new column honors longtime GCBS employees
  • And much more...

I hope you enjoy this issue of Breaker Buzz. Feel free to share it around the office. As always, thanks for your confidence, trust, and business!

Sincerely,
Randy Roumillat, COO, Group CBS

Extra! Extra! The 2016 Q3 Breaker Buzz Is Here!

Extra! Extra! The 2016 Q3 Breaker Buzz Is Here!

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Check out the latest successes, news stories, announcements, awards, events, and milestones. In this issue of Group CBS’ Breaker Buzz, you’ll find:

  • High-voltage testing lab opens at Vacuum Interrupters, Inc.
  • Group CBS to launch Electrical Training Institute in Fall 2017 for next-gen techs
  • AEAMC’s custom circuit breaker kit lowers cost, downtime
  • Korean power plants turn to CBS ArcSafe following deadly arc flash
  • Stop committing sales sins
  • And much more…

I hope you enjoy this issue of Breaker Buzz. Don't be shy about sharing it around the office and, as always, from our family to yours, thanks for your confidence, trust, and business!

Sincerely,
Bill Schofield, Vice President of Group CBS

Thanks for making Group CBS' IEEE T&D PES conference a success!

Thanks for making Group CBS' IEEE T&D PES conference a success!

THANK YOU

Thank you to the hundreds of great people who visited the Group CBS booth at the IEEE PES T&D show last week in Dallas! We appreciate your time and your interest in our services and products.

Would you like more information or to schedule a demo? Contact your local Group CBS Office or call (800) 232-5809.

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Extra! Extra! The Latest Breaker Buzz Is Here!

Extra! Extra! The Latest Breaker Buzz Is Here!

In this special IEEE T&D preview issue, you can read about Group CBS' biggest trade booth ever and the surprises that will be inside. Plus, check out the latest successes, announcements, events, and milestones. In the Q2 issue of Group CBS' Breaker Buzz, you'll find:

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A Devotion to Disruption

A Devotion to Disruption

Investments in research and systems and a willingness to embrace the market’s changes show why Group CBS may be the most interesting business in the electrical industry.

Oct 1, 2015 Doug Chandler | EWWEB

Bill Schofield is taking a huge chance. He has made the decision to take a risk and the ball is rolling, one that will significantly affect his business and may change the entire segment of the industry he’s part of. He’s excited, but also wary.

Schofield, president, runs Group CBS, Gainesville, Texas, a company that is no stranger to making waves. It has thrived and grown over 34 years on the controversial margins of the electrical industry, buying, refurbishing, remanufacturing and reselling used and surplus electrical equipment. That end of the market is still reviled publicly by most manufacturers and traditional distributors, characterized as a haven of dusty warehouses stacked with dark piles of dangerous junk sold with a wink. But most of those manufacturers and distributors do business with him, Schofield says.

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