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MAVERICK Technologies’ Road to Success

At MAVERICK Technologies, we credit our success to our rich history of growth and innovation in engineering and systems integration. Paul Galeski founded MAVERICK in 1999 as a global resource dedicated to helping businesses reach new levels of success. Working with each client to devise a unique strategy, we enhance productivity through the innovative application of industrial automation and information technologies.

MAVERICK traces its history to MAGNUM Technologies, which Galeski founded in 1989. Under his leadership, MAGNUM grew to global prominence in less than a decade, and was acquired by General Electric in 1997. Galeski applied this successful enterprise experience to the development of the MAVERICK business plan, which quickly garnered global growth and recognition. Within six years, he was able to buy back MAGNUM and the other constituents of the General Electric Automation Services (GEAS) group: TEAM Controls, Instrument Control Services and C. F. Picou Associates.

The GEAS acquisition 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. In addition, MAVERICK’s deep familiarity with the GEAS business model enabled the company to right-size the GEAS cost structure and cross-sell MAVERICK / GEAS capabilities into the combined client base. With the acquisition of GEAS, MAVERICK became the largest privately held, independent systems integrator in North America.

MAVERICK’s other acquisitions include Software Architects in 1999, RHES (Vision Tech) in 2002, Professional Maintenance Consultants (PMC) in 2004, Laplace Technologies in 2006 and Mission Controls in 2009. Each achievement has enhanced MAVERICK’s service offerings and industry expertise.

More recently, MAVERICK was honored as Control Engineering’s System Integrator of the Year in 2011 and was inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame in 2012. Also in 2012, after many years of working with the International Society of Automation (ISA), MAVERICK became ISA’s Premier Strategic Partner for Systems Integration.

Looking to the future, we continue to expand our capabilities, working as a long-term technical partner with businesses that don’t want to settle for average achievement. MAVERICK is eager to help you overcome today’s most complex challenges.