System integrator acquired by automation company
Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired systems integrator company Maverick Technologies in an effort to expand their control and information solutions to customers in the chemical, food and beverage, and oil and gas industries, among others. The acquisition is designed to strengthen Rockwell Automation’s expertise in key process and batch applications as well as realize greater productivity and improved global competitiveness through process control and information management solutions for its customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition is also intended to supports the Rockwell Automation growth strategy to help customers increase global competitiveness by adopting The Connected Enterprise, which is designed to connects information across the plant floor with the entire enterprise to drive new business value.
In a separate statement, Maverick stated that the company will continue to offer their automation solutions and will remain platform-independent. Maverick Technologies is located in Columbia, Ill., with 21 locations in the U.S. and over 300 engineers and technical salespeople.
– Edited from a Rockwell Automation and Maverick Technologies press release by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering system integration stories.