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Group CBS merges Astro Controls Inc. and Advanced Motor Controls


January 5, 2016
By Renée Francoeur

January 5, 2016 – Group CBS Inc. has combined Astro Controls Inc. and Advanced Motor Controls to form a new company: Advanced Electrical & Motor Controls Inc.

Astro Controls, currently based in Irving, Texas, specializes in low-voltage insulated-case and moulded-case circuit breakers, including sales and service of new and professionally reconditioned equipment.

Advanced Motor Controls, also based in Irving, stocks new and professionally remanufactured low- and medium-voltage motor control centers (MCCs), including buckets and component parts, as well as life extension services and UL508A custom control panel design and manufacturing services, related heat-trace panels, and QMQB drop-in replacement switches.

Advanced Electrical & Motor Control’s combined warehouse and administrative offices will now be located at Astro Controls’ location at 1801 Hurd Drive in Irving, with additional sales and engineering offices located at Advanced Motor Controls’ offices at 2010 Century Center Boulevard, also in Irving.

Randy Roumillat, who was previously Astro Controls’ president, will be leading the new company.

The merger is effective immediately, Group CBS says.