FEBRUARY 14 2017
Munters Group strengthens its position within climate control solutions for the food production industry by acquiring MTech Systems, combining data analytics expertise with state-of-the-art technology.
Munters Group ("Munters"), a global leader in energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions, today announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based MTech Systems ("MTech"), a company specialized in software systems for poultry and swine production.
The acquisition of MTech will transform Munters offering through the use of advanced data analytics. By combining the expertise and solutions of the two companies, Munters will now be able to provide full control of the supply chain for poultry and swine production. Within the agricultural (AgHort) business area of Munters, the focus is to efficiently control the indoor climate for animals and plants to ensure optimum performance. For over 30 years, MTech has been constantly improving data management and planning in the production and processing industry through its innovative software. Combining state-of-the-art environmental controls with superior data-collection and analytics will provide new and improved opportunities to maximize the value chain for integrators, distributors and farmers around the world.
"Munters is heavily involved in ensuring that people get food on the table, by controlling the climate in installations all around the world. Combining Munters' climate control systems on farms and in factories with MTech's planning and optimization software will bring a new level of intelligence and increase the ability to connect all parts of the supply-chain for poultry and swine production", says Peter Gisel-Ekdahl, President Business Area AgHort.
"As the traditional lines between hardware and software have begun to disappear, we see Munters as the perfect partner with which to continue to innovate and adapt on behalf of our clients. Munters' global footprint will also allow us to better service both our domestic and international client base", says Mike Walker, President and CEO MTech.
For more information:
John Peter Leesi, CEO Munters Group
Phone: +46 8 626 63 60
About MTech Systems
MTech, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia US, is the world leader in software systems providing insight and intelligence to every aspect of poultry and swine production management. MTech's applications can be found running swine and poultry businesses on six continents in over twenty countries, equipping the customers with the power to utilize comprehensive data in a proactive approach. Through the software each segment of production is analyzed to maximize profitability. MTech has set the industry standard in enterprise data solutions for all aspects of the live operations cycle. For more information, please visit go.mtech-systems.com.
About Munters Group
Munters is a global leader in energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions. Using innovative technologies, Munters creates the perfect climate for customers in a wide range of industries, the largest being the food, pharmaceutical and data center sectors. Munters has been defining the future of air treatment since 1955. Today, around 3,500 employees carry out manufacturing and sales in more than 30 countries. Munters reports annual net sales in the region of SEK 6 billion and is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.