Electrowind Acquires CBS Electric Insulation Materials in Calgary

Expanding its reach across Canada, Electro-Wind Supply has acquired CBS Electric Insulation Materials of Calgary, a distributor of wire, insulation and electrical materials that has served the western part of the country since 1979. 

Now with three locations in Canada, Electrowind has served North America and global markets as a distributor and fabricator of magnet wire, electrical insulation materials, cable, test and production equipment to electric motor repair, OEM, transformer, electronics and electrical power and related markets since 1983. Established in 1983, the family-owned company also has locations in Guelph, Ontario and Saint-Laurent, Quebec. It is owned and operated by brothers Peter, Rob and Adam Tedesco. 

Among its product lines are 3M, DuPont (EIDCA Specialty Products), Megger, Superior Essex, Rea, Elantas PDG Inc., Isovolta, IRD Balancing/Lexseco, Von Roll/Dolph’s, Saint-Gobain, Delfingen, Varflex Corporation, Atkins & Pearce and Glyptal. 

“Electrowind has been waiting for the right opportunity to expand our reach and the acquisition of CBS Electric Insulation Materials provides that opportunity to not only expand with a new location, but also add a team that is knowledgeable about the products and market they serve with over 40 years of experience in the industry,” commented Adam Tedesco, manager of special projects and marketing. The transaction closed in March 2020. For more info, see www.electro-wind.com.