Amcor announces its intention to acquire Moda Systems

Amcor announces its intention to acquire Moda Systems

Will provide Amcor with a fully integrated, production-ready, fresh protein packaging solution

ZURICH, 8 May 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Amcor (NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC), a global leader in the development and production of responsible packaging solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Moda Systems, a leading manufacturer of state -state-of-the-art, automated protein packaging machines.

Based in New Zealand, privately held Moda Systems designs, assembles and supports innovative, high-performance modular vacuum packaging solutions for the meat, poultry and dairy industries. The acquisition will complement Amcor’s existing strength in film and position the company to offer an end-to-end packaging solution that includes primary packaging, equipment, on-site technical service and parts.

“This acquisition will enable Amcor to offer an exciting new opportunity and choice in automated protein packaging, making us the only flexible packaging manufacturer to own a high-speed rotary equipment solution for fresh meat,” said Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA) president. Fred Stephan. “Combined with our best-in-class film portfolio, we see great strategic value in adding Moda’s automation technology and technical expertise and services to a range of custom format solutions beyond a standard shrink bag. This transaction will enable Amcor to further enhance our winning value proposition to our global protein processing customers.”

Moda’s rotary vacuum system improves operational efficiency for protein manufacturers, enabling them to optimize labor, improve safety and reduce waste. The system is designed to be easy to use in connection, operation, maintenance and cleaning and improves throughput and quality. Combined with Amcor’s portfolio of meat, poultry, seafood and cheese shrink packaging options, this new solution is expected to further enhance the value Amcor delivers to protein producers.

“We are excited to join forces with Amcor, an industry leader who shares our commitment to innovation and customer service and support,” said Moda Systems founder and CEO. Richard Newcombe. “Together, we will deliver innovative expertise at scale with a mutual dedication to outperformance. Our complementary capabilities will accelerate Moda’s founding mission to offer the most advanced vacuum packaging solutions to our customers.”

The purchase is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed during June 2023 quarter.

About Amcor

Amcor is a global leader in the development and production of responsible packaging solutions for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care and other products. Amcor partners with leading companies worldwide to protect their products and the people who depend on them, differentiate brands and improve supply chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly lighter, reusable and recyclable and made using an increasing amount of recycled content. In fiscal year 2022, 44,000 Amcor people generated 15 billion dollars in annual sales from operations spanning 220 locations in 43 countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC On LinkedIn On Facebook On YouTube


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