Convergix Automation Solutions, an automation services company and portfolio company of Crestview Partners, has acquired AGR Automation.

AGR Automation is a U.K.-based provider of custom, high-performance automation design and systems integration for the life sciences industry. The deal represents Crestview’s third investment in its strategy to build a diversified automation services platform.

“The acquisition of AGR and its subsidiary company Aylesbury Automation accelerates Convergix’s planned global expansion and marks our first foray into Europe,” said Mike DuBose, executive chairman of Convergix. “AGR brings market-leading technical capabilities and exposure to strategic end markets such as life sciences and consumer goods, while expanding Convergix’s capacity for growth. We are excited to partner with the AGR team to continue building a world-class provider of custom automation solutions to global customers. AGR’s focus on engineering quality and commitment to customer satisfaction are well aligned with Convergix’s culture and strategy. We look forward to leveraging our existing operations across North America and India to create more opportunities for AGR to deliver exceptional customer solutions.”