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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AL Lawless factory

Automatic Plastics in the Irish Times

injection moulding, pharmaceutical packaging, food packaging
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RTE news crew at APL

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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Sunday times September 17th 2017

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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APL gets ready for Brexit

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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Our APL Superheroes with their medals.

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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MÓR Logo

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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WIT Forum

Operational Excellence Team attends WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum

A day of insights from a varied panel of industry experts was enjoyed by some members of the Lean Team who attended the 5th Annual WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum at Waterford Institute of Technology. Employee engagement, behaviour change, TPM, continuous improvement and …
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Wicklow People 12th April 2017

Automatic Plastics in the Wicklow People

We were delighted here at Automatic Plastics to have our fantastic Wellness Day getting local media coverage. Over 30 staff have signed up to complete the: SUPERHERO WICKLOW 5K/10K (RUN/WALK/CYCLE) AND HALF MARATHON on June 17th 2017. We are very …
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