Amcor (ASX: AMC)

Amcor (ASX: AMC) A packaging solutions company







Product / Service

  • Amcor is a packaging company offering  a range of packaging solutions for food, beverage, healthcare, home & personal care and tobacco industries

  • Amcor operates three business units:

    • Amcor Rigid Plastics – manufactures rigid plastic containers (PET, plastic resins) for beverage and food products such as carbonated soft drinks, water, sports drink, spirits and beer, sauces, dressing and plastic caps

    • Amcor Flexibles – provides printing and packaging of fast moving consumer products, including flexible and film packaging for coffee, fresh food/produce, dairy, snack food, pet food, healthcare and personal care

    • Other/Investments - includes investments in AMVIG Holdings (manufactures tobacco packaging) and joint venture with Discma AG (develops and licenses packaging product innovations)

  • Amcor’s core products include:

    • Containers, preforms and closures

    • Films and other flexible products

    • Specialty flexible folding cartons


  • Amcor's history traces back to 1868 when Samuel Ramsden, a migrant from Yorkshire, built a paper mill on the south bank of the Yarra River

  • The company listed on the ASX in August 1969

  • Australian Paper Manufacturers changed it's name to APM and eventually to Amcor in 1986

  • Amcor separated its paper making business in April 2000

  • Amcor demerged its fiber, glass and beverage can packaging business on December 2013 to focus on rigid and flexibles packaging operations


  • Amcor’s customers are manufacturers of food, beverages, consumer goods, tobacco, personal and home care products


  • The company is headquartered in Melbourne

  • The company’s operations are global

To build a company that is a global leader in the packaging industry delivering high returns and consistent earnings growth for shareholders

Profitability Table

Year Revenue ($m) % change EBIT ($m) % change
FY 2009 9,535 3.2 251 (12.7)
FY 2010 9,850 3.3 320 27.5
FY 2011 12,412 26.0 549 71.6
FY 2012 12,193 (1.8) 566 3.1
FY 2013 9,486 (22.2) 790 39.6
FY 2014 9,965 5.0 889 12.5
FY 2015 9,612 (3.5) 896 0.8
FY 2016 9,421 (2.0) 409 (54.4)

Fun Facts

  • Ron Delia’s (CEO) total remuneration for FY 2016 was US$5.8m

  • Amcor is a member of the Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-funded effort designed to boost residential recycling in the US


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