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CBS ArcSafe Celebrates 10 Years of Enhancing Arc-Flash Safety

WHEN FINLEY LEDBETTER founded CBS ArcSafe in 2008, he’d already spent a few decades saving the world from arc-flash dangers. Ledbetter, CEO and chief scientist of Group CBS, began designing his first remote racking solution in the 1980s at the request of a longtime customer. As part of his research and development, Ledbetter looked at arc-flash incident reports from around the U.S. He saw the need for remote racking across all industrial segments, not just at electrical field service companies and utilities.Read More

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CBS ArcSafe® Acquires MarTek Limited

Denton, TX, August 2, 2018 – CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, has acquired select assets of MarTek Limited. MarTek manufactures the Chicken Switch®, a device designed to remotely operate control switches and low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers. The company also makes products that remotely rack common circuit breakers and motor control centers (MCCs), in addition to remote operators for disconnect handles on a variety of MCCs.Read More