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MiQ Partners, a smart automation company with operational facilities in Carlsbad, Calif. and West Chester, Ohio, announces the purchase of CKC Engineering, a precision automation machine construction company in Oakland, Calif. . This acquisition is designed to increase local services and support to existing customers located in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, and strengthen the ability to serve additional customers in the life sciences and d ‘other industries.

With the addition of a third installation, MiQ the total capacity is 155,000 feet2, distributed as follows :

  • West Chester, OH – 100,000 feet2
  • Carlsbad, CA – 38,000 feet2
  • Oakland, California – 17,000 feet2

CKC Engineering brings complementary expertise in automation solutions for the life science industry, providing custom automation machines for global brands such as Baxter, Medtronic and Boston Scientific. The specialized services they provide to MiQ partners include aseptic syringe filling, vertical agriculture manufacturing solutions, and medicinal product packaging.

“The addition of CKC Engineering helps complete the vision of the MiQ partners to be a single source of complete automation solutions for the life sciences in California,” said Olaf Tessarzyk. “Our Carlsbad plant has doubled in size, contributing to the flourishing growth of life science manufacturing in California. This acquisition now allows us to partner with companies across the West Coast, helping to increase the effectiveness of a wide variety of leaders in both the life sciences and other industries. MiQ and CKC represent proven engineers with innovative minds driving unparalleled results for customers nationwide.

Founded in 2005, CKC Engineering brings a team of 13 highly accomplished automation engineers with a proven entrepreneurial background to MiQ Partners, increasing the company’s total staff to nearly 150 professionals nationwide.

MiQ Partners was founded in 2019 when TSS Technologies and R & 3D Automation were acquired by Resilience Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Cleveland, Ohio. The companies were integrated to form MiQ Partners, a new platform focused on intelligent automation services in the life sciences, aerospace, industrial and CPG sectors, offering customized solutions, automation machinery, contract manufacturing, construction for printing, contract machining and engineering design services.

“This acquisition is a milestone in MiQ’s vision to become the leading provider of custom manufacturing automation solutions across all industries, helping to advance businesses and economies as our country accelerates production of critical products. », Said Ki Mixon, partner of Resilience Capital. . “At Resilience, we are thrilled with the progress MIQ has made as a company and the impact this highly accomplished team is having on the production goals of its customers nationwide.

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