ARM Acquires CAMCO & Affordable Equipment Co.

ARM Group Inc., headquartered in Hershey, PA, is excited to announce that it has acquired the assets of related companies Complete Advanced Maintenance Co. (CAMCO) and Affordable Equipment Co. (AEC), both based in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. 

CAMCO was established in 1980, is comprised of approximately 46 people, and focuses on testing and maintenance of electrical power systems, including circuit breakers, transformers, protective relay settings, high & low voltage switchgear, substation maintenance, testing, installation and much more.  CAMCO’s customers include a wide-range of utility, industrial, commercial, transportation and institutional entities. 

AEC was established in 1990, is comprised of 4 people, and primarily buys and sells used and hard-to-find electrical equipment, including specialty parts and breakers, across North America.  AEC’s core customers include power plants, transmission and distribution utilities, mining operations, and remanufacturers.    

The acquisition will provide CAMCO, AEC and their customers with additional resources and services, especially those provided by ARM EnerTech Associates LLC (AETA), headquartered in nearby Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  AETA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ARM that provides electrical, mechanical and automation engineering and technical services that will strengthen CAMCO’s capabilities with respect to engineering services, power studies and automation.  In turn, CAMCO & AEC will allow AETA to offer in-house electrical testing, repair services, and electrical field services.  Additionally, ARM & AETA are eager to assist CAMCO’s and AEC’s existing customers by facilitating the offering of a broad range of electrical engineering and automation services as well as civil and environmental engineering, energy services, geophysics, geotechnical, water resources, natural resources, air quality, regulatory compliance, quarry & mining services, and more. 

Sam Morello, P.E. will serve as the president of CAMCO and AEC.  Sam is a degreed electrical engineer and a registered professional engineer in numerous states.  He brings over 30 years of diverse experience in the fields of industrial, utility and transportation electrical engineering and technical services. 
 
ARM Group Inc. (ENR Top 500 Engineering Design Firm) is a full-service science and engineering consulting firm that employs over 200 people that specialize in environmental services, waste management engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology & water resources, electrical & mechanical engineering, automation & control systems, energy, natural resources, geophysics, and shale resource development.  ARM is proud to welcome the members of CAMCO & AEC into the ARM family of companies.