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Grade AA awarded to Automatic Plastics in BRC audit

We are very proud to have been awarded Grade AA—the highest grade possible – in our recent BRC Packaging Audit.  The audit is a rigorous 2 day on site inspection and we are delighted to have secured an AA grade. …
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Congratulations to valued staff member Mary Nolan

All at APL enjoyed a lovely night at our staff Christmas party, made extra special as it was a celebration for Mary Nolan, our financial controller who has been with APL for 42 years. Mary is leaving to take early …
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Innovation in plastics – APL at Interplas

At Automatic Plastics we believe it is critical to constantly keep up to date with innovations and advances in our sector. Two of our Engineering Team, Chris Dalton and John Malone, attended the UK’s leading plastics industry event this week …
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Automatic Plastics in the Irish Times

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Automatic Plastics on RTE News

We were delighted to feature on the RTE 6 o’clock news yesterday. It was exciting to welcome the crew down to record a brief interview and a visit to the factory. We are so proud of our facility, our staff, …
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Automatic Plastics featured in the Sunday Times

Automatic Plastics looks international

We were delighted to play a role in International Week at the RDS this week. The event, hosted by Enterprise Ireland, provided an excellent opportunity to meet with representatives from EI across Europe to discuss the opportunities that exist. The …
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Lean updates and the launch of APL2020

A great night was had by all at our Townhall meeting in Tinahely. There were a number of fantastic presentations from staff including: – an update from the Lean team about the great progress so far – a presentation from …
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Automatic Plastics prepares for Brexit

We are looking forward to participating in the panel discussion at the Enterprise Ireland Brexit Breakfast on Wednesday 28th June.        The line up is as follows. Come and join us. 08:00 Registration 08:30 Opening: Minister of State at …
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Automatic Plastics Superheroes

Congratulations to all our staff who successfully ran, walked, jog and even pushed a buggy at the Superheroes Wicklow event in aid of Crumlin’s Children’s Hospital last Saturday. The sun was shining – a really beautiful day – but very …
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The MOR Model, a journey to Operational Excellence

At Automatic Plastics we are using the MOR Operational Excellence benchmarking tool which has been developed by a panel of experts combining the best elements of global medical device companies operational excellence management systems. The key benefits of the MOR Model …
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