Known for its extensive vacuum interrupter inventory, Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. (VI) is expanding its niche by designing and developing what it sells.
Expansion continues for Group CBS, again in the Midwest. A private investment group, including individuals affiliated with GCBS, has acquired Swartz Creek, MI–based Powertech Services, Inc.Read More
Group CBS, Inc. opens a training center in the Chicago area, and AEMAC expands outside of Texas. Plus: Circuit Breaker Sales & Repair – Louisiana and CBS Crown Point announce personnel advancements.
One hundred and twenty-six years ago, the city of Chicago became enlightened — literally. AEAMC is going to do it again this fall.
President Grover Cleveland officially opened the World’s Columbian Exposition on May 1, 1893. Also known as the Chicago World’s Fair, this event attracted more than 27 million visitors. Lit by thousands of incandescent lamps powered by AC generators, the fair marked a turning point in the “war of the currents” between AC (Westinghouse) and DC (Edison) power.Read More
CBS ArcSafe wins ExxonMobil Technology Challenge, and we a share cost-saving success story. Plus: CBS Northeast enters the Boston market and CBS’s Crown Point service center announces new operations manager.
May is National Electrical Safety Month, and we offer five tips to reduce arc-flash risk among technicians. Plus: CBS Northeast open Pennsylvania location and CBS ArcSafe introduces Chicken Switch remote switch kits.
Group CBS continues to be a leader in the electrical testing and safety, as demonstrated by our successful showing at NETA’s PowerTest conference. Read all about the circuit breaker panels we hosted, Finley Ledbetter’s presentation on vacuum interrupters, new products, and more.
Group CBS is wrapping up 2018, which will be our most successful year yet. We’ve got lots of reasons to be thankful: burgeoning operations in the Midwest from Circuit Breaker Sales and Advanced Electrical & Motor Controls, Inc.; creative product delivery from CBS Nuclear; and CBS ArcSafe’s integration of Martek products.
- AEAMC Cashes in on Cryptocurrency Mining
- High-Voltage Lab Testing Improves Performance, Safety of Electrical Systems
- Justin Gaull Joins CBS ArcSafe
- Western Electrical Services Personnel Pass NETA Exam
- And more!
We 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.
Randy Roumillat, COO, Group CBS
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At the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, Nikola Tesla and industrialist George Westinghouse illuminated the fairgrounds’ neoclassical buildings with 100,000 incandescent lamps. But the Great Hall of Electricity displayed something even more monumental from Tesla: an AC power-generation system that revealed a more efficient way to drive motors and power lighting.Read More