Maverick Acquires CQS Innovation Expanding Process Expertise in the Life Sciences Industry

Maverick announced September 4, 2014 the acquisition of CQS Innovation, Inc., a Michigan-based systems integrator specializing in control and information systems for life sciences, chemical and metals industries. Maverick is a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions

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.

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