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Empowering Process Manufacturing

There’s a growing demand for platform-independent systems integrators who have the size and experience needed to scale globally. That’s why MAVERICK continues to make strategic acquisitions. Explore the tabbed sections below to learn more.

  • Latest Acquisition
  • Previous Acquisitions
  • Empowering Customers
  • Empowering Employees

MAVERICK Acquires CQS Innovation

CQS Innovation

On Aug. 29, 2014, MAVERICK acquired CQS Innovation, Inc., a Michigan-based systems integrator specializing in control and information systems for life science, chemical and metals manufacturers. Together, the two companies form a powerful global organization.

Through the acquisition, MAVERICK gains:

  • Expanded service offerings for the life science, chemical and metals industries
  • Enhanced ISA-88 (S88) compliance expertise
  • A growing team of qualified engineering and technical services professionals
  • Opportunity to serve additional world-class clients
  • Additional local office presence and expanded geographic footprint

Learn about our previous acquisitions.

A History of Strategic Growth

MAVERICK has acquired strategically aligned companies since its founding in 1999. This history of growth has allowed the company to deepen and expand its service offering as it continues its mission of empowering process manufacturing.

Mission Controls (2009)
Mission Controls was a California-based provider of systems integration and programming services for the dairy, food and beverage industries. The acquisition further strengthened MAVERICK's overall service offering.

Program4 Engineering (2009)
Program4 Engineering was a regional provider of manufacturing automation and plant process information systems solutions. The acquisition provided immediate opportunities for growth in the food and beverage, confectionery and pharmaceutical industries in the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States.

Laplace Technologies (2006)
Laplace Technologies was a global provider of advanced process control (APC), engineering and instrumentation services. The acquisition further expanded MAVERICK’s APC service offerings with additional engineering staff and extensive experience in implementing defined projects and consulting.

GE Automation Services (2005)
The acquisition of GE Automation Solutions (GEAS) significantly expanded MAVERICK’s business, most notably contributing new or expanded market share in key vertical markets such as utilities, environmental, high-tech / semiconductors and chemicals.

C.F. Picou Associates (2005)
As part of the GEAS acquisition, MAVERICK also acquired C.F. Picou, a leading global provider of advanced process control design and implementation services.

PMC (2004)
The acquisition of Professional Maintenance Consultants (PMC) further expanded MAVERICK’s service offering.

RHES (2002)
RHES (Vision Tech) provided industrial-hardened manufacturing, inspection and testing equipment, and engineering services. At the time of the acquisition, it had sold more than 100 patented label-inspection systems worldwide, with a focus on the vision- and barcode-inspection markets.

Software Architects (1999)
This acquisition allowed MAVERICK to offer its clients complete information technology services, linking plant floors to executive suites.

What to Expect

  • Projects stay on schedule
  • Contacts stay the same
  • Exceptional service

Our Commitment to Serving You

Acquisitions give rise to many concerns, but let MAVERICK put you at ease. We’ve acquired many other companies in the past, so we have the processes in place to ensure a truly seamless transition.

Comprehensive Service

Our goal is to expand upon the service you already receive — and to help you achieve your manufacturing goals with greater safety, efficiency and profitability. We do this through an expansive service offering and a large team of skilled resources located throughout the country.

A Strong Infrastructure

MAVERICK’s infrastructure is designed to ensure your project’s success. You’ll benefit from our:

  • Proposal and Estimating Group (PEG) — a team dedicated to accuracy
  • Dedicated business development managers — providing exceptional customer service to their accounts
  • Project management program — supported by proven processes and work procedures
  • Operations team — ensuring successful project implementation
  • PlantFloor24® offering — 24/7/365 real-time monitoring and support

If you have any questions about the acquisition or your projects, please reach out to your current contact.

New Employees

Find more details, FAQs and testimonials at the employee portal

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Thrive and Advance in Your Career

Workers usually feel anxious and uncertain during an acquisition, especially when transitioning from a small company to a global organization. But rest assured — MAVERICK may be large, but you’ll never feel like just a number here. We’ll help you adjust, thrive and build a long-term career as an important member of our team.

The Strength of Our People

We believe our primary offering is the collective skill set of our people. We’re pleased to have expanded these skills by acquiring companies full of bright, talented individuals.

Room to Grow

MAVERICK offers you ample opportunity to explore new options in your career. That’s because we offer:

Onboarding Program

At MAVERICK, we value the contributions of every employee and want you to be as productive as possible. We have tailored our onboarding program to help you transition into your role and our culture smoothly. This program is a comprehensive introduction to MAVERICK that goes beyond the traditional orientation activities. It includes benefits enrollment and a thorough review of the programs and systems available to you at MAVERICK. Welcome to the team — we’re excited to have you join us in our mission of empowering process manufacturing.

New employees: Find details, FAQs and testimonials at the employee portal.