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MAVERICK Technologies Opens New Netherlands Branch

Columbia, Ill., June 10, 2008 — MAVERICK Technologies, a next-generation engineering, systems integration and operational consulting firm, announced today that it has opened a new office in Oosterhout, the Netherlands, in conjunction with its partner, ZI-ARGUS. A dual employee of both companies, Bob Nunes Cardozo will serve as commercial manager of Europe at this location.

Cardozo's responsibilities will include leading sales and business development across Europe for all new and existing MAVERICK and ZI-ARGUS clients in this market.

“The new Netherlands office will further strengthen our strategic partnership with ZI-ARGUS and our capabilities in global project execution,” said Paul J. Galeski, CEO and founder of MAVERICK. “We are excited at the opportunity to enhance our international service offerings with Bob's exceptional skills and experience.”

Cardozo previously worked with senior management to design and implement the best automation solutions and services to meet specific requirements. He has seven years of experience working as a sales engineer with industrial computer-based control systems, plus 12 years of experience with a systems integrator and distributor. Most recently, Cardozo worked as key account manager and global account manager for Rockwell Automation.

“Bob brings with him a wealth of international sales experience and knowledge of the industrial automation business, which will effectively communicate MAVERICK's services and business strategies to European clients,” said Mark Hall, vice president of Global Business Units at MAVERICK.

MAVERICK and ZI-ARGUS are both members of the Global System Integrators Alliance (GSIA), dedicated to providing quick access to resources who are familiar with the local regulations and work processes needed to facilitate smooth project completion. Cardozo will be working out of Noorderbeemd 9; 4907 ET, Oosterhout, the Netherlands, and can be reached at Tel.: +31 627 88 73 55.

Since 1994, ZI-ARGUS has been a well-recognized player in the global market for process control and industrial automation solutions. Over the past decade, the company has established an excellent name in the market and operates offices in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia and Netherlands. ZI-ARGUS employs over 200 highly skilled specialists who execute turn-key industrial automation projects throughout the Asia-Pacific region. ZI-ARGUS is a proud member of Zuellig Industrial, which is part of the Zuellig Group of Companies. The Zuellig Group has operated a diversified multibillion dollar operation in Asia Pacific since 1903 and employs more than 10,000 people.