Rockwell Automation Inc. has acquired Columbia, Ill.-based systems integrator Maverick Technologies, in an effort to expand domain knowledge and deliver control and information solutions to the chemical, food and beverage, and oil and gas industries.
“Industrial control and information solutions are most effective when they result from close collaboration between a knowledgeable supplier and the user,” said Ken Champa, Rockwell Automation senior vice president of control products and solutions. “The combination of our global industrial automation leadership with Maverick’s platform-independent domain expertise will help our customers reduce complexity and realize unprecedented productivity.”
Added Paul Galeski, Maverick founder and CEO: “We will continue to deliver our domain expertise, now with the power of a Fortune 500 industrial automation leader at our side.
“This creates the best combination available to help uncover the benefits of information that drives performance in process industries,” Galeski said.
Milwaukee-based Rockwell employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. Maverick operates 21 locations nationwide and has more than 300 engineers and technical salespeople.