Founded in 1972 APL has over 30 years in depth experience of the automotive sector and benefits from a profound understanding of the key elements that Tier 1 suppliers require. One of the few injection moulding companies in Ireland to have been successful in achieving the automotive accreditation, TS 16949, APL offers the commitment to quality and reliability that is crucial for this industry.
The automotive sector has been central to the growth of APL, and views the remarkable progress in the UK automotive industry as an opportunity for continued success in this market. With the challenges that quality and logistics pose, reshoring is an industry trend that APL is well positioned to service. We remain committed to continuing our customer acquisition, ongoing upskilling of the team, continued investment in machinery and technology and a passionate commitment to the quality standards demanded by the sector.
Our Core Service Offering for The Automotive Sector Includes
The facility is located in Wicklow, convenient to major ports for easy shipping to the UK. It is also close to Dublin airport. The factory extends to over 36,000 sq. ft. and the company has over 100 employees. The programme of continuous investment in the business means that we have a high-volume production capacity and the latest in technology in terms of equipment and machinery.
Quality Standards & Procedures for the Automotive Sector
Tight deadlines and competitive pricing are demanded by the automotive sector and APL is able to fully deliver on these requirements – along with the quality standards expected from our clients.
For many years we have been registered for the Quality Management System TS16949 and we have also secured other relevant quality accreditations as well as established in-house quality processes, designed specifically to meet automotive-related manufacturing environment requirements.
Our mission is simple – Injection Moulding Excellence.
The automotive sector is an area in which we have specialist manufacturing and engineering expertise. Our proven track record is displayed by the long-standing relationships which we have with leaders in the industry including Honeywell, a valued customer for decades.
As a preferred supplier to many of the main players in the market, APL has firmly established itself as a commercial, high quality, expert manufacturer in the automotive sector. Our commitment to continue to expand services into the UK and across Europe is stronger than ever and we look forward to welcoming new enquiries.
Customers: To produce thermo-plastic components that satisfies our clients requirements to the highest quality standards and to deliver same on time and at a competitive price.
Employees: Our highly skilled work force, trained and experienced in the manufacture of plastic injection moulding for the automotive industry are one of the fundamental elements to our success. from operator, to quality management to logistics and senior management all of the team appreciate the requirements of the automotive sector.
Community: As the main employer in the area, to help the local community whenever it can and be a part of the community by supporting local fundraising events. To help people with disabilities integrate into the working community where possible.
Environment: Maintain and operate the factory to ensure minimal impact on the environment. Our state of the art machinery provides the most efficient energy production possible. Our “think green” commitment influences all our manufacturing processes.