It's not a dead cat bounce-- Maverick just keeps on getting bigger.
St. Louis based Maverick Technologies, which is one of the largest system integrators in the world, has gotten a wee bit bigger, with a new acquisition that positions them squarely in the food and beverage market.
One can only hope that, as with the Emerson and Brooks acquisitions, these are signs of life in the economy around the world.
Here's the press release:
MAVERICK Technologies Finalizes Acquisition of Mission Controls
Systems Integration Leader to Expand Dairy, Food and Beverage Service Offering
COLUMBIA, Ill., April 14, 2009 — MAVERICK Technologies announced it has acquired the assets of Mission Controls Inc., a provider of systems integration and programming services for the dairy, food and beverage industries. As part of MAVERICK, operations will continue in the former Mission Controls southern California office. This acquisition will further strengthen MAVERICK's overall service offering.
"The acquisition of Mission Controls brings to our team a talented group of individuals who have developed many long-term relationships with leading manufacturers throughout their 12-year history," said Paul J. Galeski, P.E., CAP, MAVERICK's CEO and founder. "The experience and expertise these individuals bring provide the ideal complement to MAVERICK's existing business and will allow us to continue to expand our service offerings in the food and dairy industries."
Neal Vaoifi, former CEO and cofounder of Mission Controls, now MAVERICK Technologies' director of dairy, food and beverage, is excited about the opportunities the acquisition brings to both employees and clients. "Our customers will realize immediate benefits from the global scale and best practices of MAVERICK," said Vaoifi. "We will be able to provide a more complete offering that includes field services, advanced automation and business systems solutions."
The acquisition of Mission Controls is the most recent of several strategic initiatives and partnerships developed by MAVERICK to foster continued growth. MAVERICK Technologies is the largest independent systems integrator in North America and is a leader in the global marketplace. For details, call +1.618.281.9100 or go to www.mavtechglobal.com