AMCS Group, world-leading supplier of software and vehicle technology for the waste and recycling industry, has agreed to buy out acquire Australian Software Professionals (ASP), the company behind the Wastedge cloud-based waste software services business.
The ASP acquisition gives AMCS a highly-skilled Australia-based team and more than 25 years’ experience in waste technology consulting, implementation and support. Under the agreement, ASP CEO Terry Daley will stay on for 18 months in a marketing and sales consultancy capacity. In addition, Martin Frinking remains as General Manager.
Mr Daley said: “The combination of AMCS and ASP brings an extensive range of software and innovative on-board hardware solutions together as well as adding Business Intelligence add-ons, portal extensions and integration options for ETL connections to other systems and IoT data capture devices.”
“It’s exciting to work with such an extensive international group that has the ability to bring stability to the resource recovery market as it moves into the digital technology era,” he added.
AMCS Group is headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, and has offices and teams located across Europe, USA and Australasia. With the ASP acquisition, the combined company now serves more than 100 customers in Australia and New Zealand whilst worldwide AMCS employs over 350 staff with 1300 customers in 22 countries.
“The waste industry has come of digital age,” said Jimmy Martin, CEO of AMCS. “Mobile, cloud and sensor technologies now enable dramatic improvements in how we collect, process and recover waste resources. Combining the experience and skills of AMCS and ASP will help our customers and communities make the most of these innovations worldwide.”
ASP customers will continue to receive ongoing support and development for their existing Wastedge.com investments and will benefit from a greatly increased focus on cloud systems and vehicle technologies. AMCS brings additional on board weighing, mobile, analytics, route optimisation and recycling products that provide new opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
See the Waste Management Review article on Wastedge from June 2016.