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AMCS Acquires US-based DesertMicro


Acquisition is in-line with company's growth strategy and furthers
its position as a global technology leader in the waste & recycling

AMCS, a leading global supplier of integrated software and vehicle
technology for the waste, recycling and resource industries has today
announced the acquisition of US-based SaaS solutions provider for the
waste industry, DesertMicro, for an undisclosed sum.

DesertMicro has built up an impressive customer base over the last 20
years. In total, the acquisition will add over 250 customers from across
the US and Canada to AMCS' existing 1600 global customer list. AMCS'
solution portfolio will be further strengthened by DesertMicro's suite
of cloud software designed specifically for the waste and recycling
industry, which includes a highly developed and fully-embedded payment

Commenting on the acquisition, AMCS CEO, Jimmy Martin, said;

"The waste and recycling industry is going through a massive
transition. Companies are re-positioning themselves in the growing, more
circular economy. These organizations also have an increasing appetite
to digitalize their business and automate business processes. It
requires software companies like AMCS, with a certain scale, to be able
to make the investments needed to support this transformation.
the addition of DesertMicro to AMCS, we have the opportunity to further
strengthen our global footprint, expand our product portfolio and
continue to invest in our state of-the-art AMCS Platform."

Discussing the direction of the company in North America, Michael
Winton, President of the region said;

"I would like to take this opportunity to welcome DesertMicro's
customers and employees to AMCS and assure them that they will
experience a seamless transition and a high level of support from our
global organization.
Going forward, I am confident they will
benefit from an increased level of support and access to even broader
and more powerful technology offerings, designed to improve their
operational efficiency and support their plans for future growth."

The acquisition follows the recent announcement that AMCS had
successfully completed another round of investment from Insight Venture
Partners and Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF).

In January 2018, AMCS completed the acquisition of Brady Recycling
solutions from Brady PLC and in recent years has completed 8 other key
acquisitions across the globe to continue to strengthen its position as
a world leader in software and technology for the waste & recycling
sector. The company continues to grow and secure significant new
business wins in all of its primary markets, which includes a number of
national and international brands.


About AMCS

AMCS, with offices in North America, Europe and Australia is a global
leader of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste,
recycling and resource industries. We help over 1600 customers to reduce
their operating costs, increase asset utilization, optimize margins and
improve customer service. Our enterprise software and SaaS solutions
deliver digital innovation to the emerging circular economy around the

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