Software development firm AMCS to create 100 jobs in Limerick

Software development firm AMCS to create 100 jobs in Limerick

AMCS head of HR Noreen Cantillon, Minister of State Pat Breen TD and founder of AMCS Jimmy Martin with his wife Caroline and son Rian PICTURE: Diarmuid Greene

AN Irish software development company has opened its global technical and support headquarters in Limerick, creating 100 jobs over the next three years.

Founded in 2003, AMCS now employs 450 people in 10 different countries, including 110 employees based in Limerick, with an annual turnover of over €50 million.

AMCS specialises in providing technology to the waste and recycling industry.

Speaking at the opening of AMCS’ new global technical and support headquarters at City East Plaza, Ballysimon, Limerick, Minister of State for Trade, Employment and Business, Pat Breen TD,  said: “The growth of AMCS into a global leader of integrated software and vehicle technology for the recycling, waste and resource industries is an example of the dynamic software sector in Ireland and I would like to congratulate them on their wonderful new facility.  I welcome their expansion in the region and wish them every success in their future operations.”

According to CEO and founder, Jimmy Martin, “this new facility is critical for our continuing expansion and provides us with the capacity to increase our Limerick team by up to one hundred people over the next three years in the areas of product development, sales and global customer support.”

“As an indigenous software developer, we are delighted to be opening our new global headquarters here in Limerick,” added Mr Martin.

AMCS partners with six of the top 10 recycling and waste companies worldwide, delivering innovative solutions to their customers and its technology is the technology of choice for 1,500 customers in 23 countries across the world.

AMCS has been a highly innovative technology company specialising in providing technology to the waste and recycling industry.  AMCS technology has become the technology of choice across the world and is deployed across over 1,500 customers and over 100,000 trucks in 23 countries.

AMCS enjoys collaborations with both the University of Limerick and the Limerick Institute of Technology to promote global career opportunities for Limerick graduates. Currently there are UL and LIT graduates working for AMCS in North America, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand.