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MAVERICK Technologies

September 04, 2014 11:48 ET

MAVERICK Acquires CQS Innovation, Inc.

Expands Process Expertise in Life Sciences Industry

COLUMBIA, IL--(Marketwired - September 04, 2014) - MAVERICK, a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions, announced today the acquisition of CQS Innovation, Inc., a Michigan-based systems integrator specializing in control and information systems for life sciences, chemical and metals industries. The acquisition further expands MAVERICK's batch process and systems validation capabilities, and also increases its DCS capabilities.

"We are very enthusiastic about joining forces with CQS Innovation's talented team," said MAVERICK founder and CEO Paul Galeski. "Their profound experience in batch process and systems validation for the life sciences industry is a perfect fit for our pharmaceutical and chemical clients as they seek to achieve regulatory compliance, minimize downtime and maximize efficiency."

The acquisition expands MAVERICK's size and scale as a global organization with 19 office locations and 500+ engineering professionals. In addition, Chris Roerig, current president of CQS Innovation, will join MAVERICK as industry manager for life sciences.

Together, the two companies comprise 13,000 man-years of experience. Their combined size, scale and competency make MAVERICK even better equipped for empowering process manufacturing for American manufacturers to compete globally.

"We are seeing a shift in global manufacturers' needs. More and more, they're turning to independent systems integrators with the manpower and expertise to improve operations worldwide," Galeski said.

For more information about MAVERICK's acquisition of CQS Innovation, visit mavtechglobal.com/about-us/acquisitions

About MAVERICK®
Founded in 1999, MAVERICK is the largest independent systems integrator in North America, and is a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions for clients across a wide range of manufacturing and process industries. Leveraging its unique enterprise-wide perspective, MAVERICK identifies suboptimal operations and improves performance for greater safety, efficiency and overall profitability. The company's people, processes and technical capabilities ensure delivery of the right solution for every project, using the most appropriate technology. Organizations around the world depend on MAVERICK's responsiveness, results-driven approach and dedication to their success. Over the years, MAVERICK has completed more than 12,000 projects in 45 countries across six continents. To learn more about MAVERICK, please visit mavtechglobal.com. To download our press kit, please visit mavtechglobal.com/press.

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