AMCS buys US software firm after injection

Limerick-based environmental software and technology developer AMCS Group has bought a US software company, PC Scale Technologies.

The company is based in Pennsylvania, making AMCS Group a global player in recycling technology.

AMCS wasted no time in snapping up PC Scale Tech, having just finished a €23.5m investment round by Highland Capital Partners Europe and Investec Ventures through the Ulster Bank Diageo Fund.

The acquisition means AMCS is the largest provider of and global leader in software and technology for the recycling and waste sector.

AMCS CEO Jimmy Martin said the company is now a one-stop shop for global recycling technology.

“This acquisition clearly demonstrates our ability to leverage key international growth markets following the recent investment of €23.5m by Highland Capital,” said Mr Martin.

“The acquisition of PC Scale Tech provides real scale and genuine synergy, leveraging our common technology and combined industry expertise.

“Our increased product offering, implementation, and service capabilities result in AMCS being the only provider of a truly one-stop software solution on a global scale.”

PC Scale Tech founder and CEO Donald Tefft said he had every confidence that AMCS would continue to grow the firm.

“AMCS Group and PC Scale Technologies shared values and focus on providing superior customer service was a key component of this deal,” said Mr Tefft.

“I have complete confidence that AMCS will maintain this focus and continue delivering the products and service levels that have helped our customers grow and become so successful.”


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