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50 Best Companies to Watch 2016

MAVERICK Technologies

“Founded in 1999, MAVERICK is the largest independent systems integrator in North America, and a global leader in Industrial Automation, Enterprise Integration and Strategic Manufacturing Solutions.”

MAVERICK Technologies is a global professional services firm that provides value based automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions across a wide range of manufacturing and process industries. It has successfully executed over 15,000 projects, in 45 countries. As the largest independent systems integration company in North America, MAVERICK has executed over $1 billion of process automation work and enjoys over 15,000 man years of collective
experience. With the acquisition of GEAS, MAVERICK became the largest privately held, independent systems integrator in North America.

MAVERICK delivers business value through profitability improvement – individually in industrial automation, enterprise integration, strategic manufacturing solutions, and holistically by integrating knowledge across the enterprise. The company provides innovative solutions worldwide, leveraging its extensive network of skilled resources deployed from 21 offices across the U.S.

“Our unique, next-generation professional services firm has the depth and breadth to solve our customers’ complex global business needs. Our people, processes, and business approach, combined with our deep domain experience and technical knowledge enable us to bring the right solutions to every job. We align market-specific best practices with a unique perspective to deliver valuable and tangible results,” says Paul Galeski, CEO and Founder.

The MAVERICK Approach
MAVERICK helps customers visualize their potential — and then reach it. “We speak the manufacturing language at every level of the enterprise. We understand the questions our customers are asking, why they’re asking them, and where they want to go. We listen and respond with the insight we’ve gained through decades of experience working on the plant floor, in the boardroom and everywhere in between. We apply this big-picture perspective to everything we do. We’re always helping our customers meet today’s needs with a fast payback, moving them closer to tomorrow’s goals.” added Paul.

The company is well diversified across the geographic regions, industries and solutions that it provides. It leverages best-in-class technologies to innovatively solve customer problems.

MAVERICK’s differentiating factors when compared to its peers are:

  • Extensive technical and manufacturing expertise combined with a world class business model turns plans into actions for their customers.
  • MAVERICK is platform agnostic and chooses the best technologies to meet customer needs.
  • MAVERICK’s customer centric culture is at the heart of everything they do.

Streamlined Solutions for Optimizing Operations
MAVERICK supports its customers across all phases of the manufacturing lifecycle with a comprehensive solution portfolio that reaches from field instrumentation up through business systems. It provides industrial automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing services to manufacturing and processing industries worldwide.

Industrial Automation
MAVERICK’s industrial automation services comprise automation solutions including automation engineering, process automation, industrial automation integration, regulatory-compliant systems and services and distributed control system migration; field services, which include construction management, technician/calibration, outage services and planning, maintenance and installation; and advanced process control services.

Enterprise Integration
The enterprise integration services comprise manufacturing IT services, including demand planning, production planning and scheduling, sourcing and procurement, logistics and distribution, manufacturing execution/production management, manufacturing intelligence and quality management; and business solutions which include enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI), enterprise application integration (EAI) and alarm response
management (ARM).

Strategic Manufacturing Solutions
MAVERICK’s strategic manufacturing solutions comprise sustaining services, including industrial security solutions; and offers operational consulting services, which include operational strategy, productivity improvements, energy optimization, safety, security and reliability, organization transformation, continuous improvement and arc flash

Customer Base
The company’s customer portfolio consists of Fortune 500 companies across all major industries.
Geographies MAVERICK’S 21 offices provide the scale needed to handle large operations distributed throughout the country and the local focus needed to serve on-site at customers’ facilities.

Future Milestones
The company will continue to identify new opportunities to provide innovative solutions to customers within the industries that it serves.

Meet the CEO and Founder – Paul Galeski
Paul is instrumental in managing all aspects of MAVERICK Technologies. He is involved in strategically investing capital — both intellectual and financial. Paul specializes in high-level operational consulting, as well as the development of overall automation and integration strategies. For his efforts with MAVERICK, Paul was recognized by Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Program as the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year for the State of Illinois in 2002. Paul is a licensed professional engineer (PE), certified automation professional (CAP), a Fellow Member of the International Society of Automation and an inaugural member of the Southern Illinois University Alumni Hall of Fame. Paul attended Southern Illinois University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree. He is a graduate of the GE executive management school in Crotonville, NY. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School Presidents’ Program.

“ We will constantly strive to be the thought leader and the best source of automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions for our world-class customers.”