Strong team spirit
APT is much more than the machines that operate on our site. We have a wealth of skill and knowledge in all the staff we employ.
Left to right: Andy Stone, Nick Baller, Simon Dooley and Angela Whitmore.
We invest in our people. Every engineer begins at APT on an intensive 4 year training course and our managerial team have lifelong experience in manufacturing precision turned parts and CNC milled components. We continually support every member of staff to improve their know-how.
Angela Whitmore | Managing Director
As the company’s founder granddaughter, APT has always been an important part of Angela’s life.
Now Managing Director, Angela is committed to driving the company forward with modern technology and innovative ideas while still maintaining the traditional values on which APT was founded.
Nick Baller | Managing Director
Nick joined APT in 2006. He has worked in turned parts for over 30 years, gaining experience in countries across Europe, including Hungary, Holland and Germany.
As joint Managing Director with Angela, Nick is responsible for our production, operations and business strategy.
Andy Stone | Production Manager
Andy joined APT in 2003 and has extensive knowledge and experience in CNC machining.
He plans our machine workloads and liaises with the customers, as well as overseeing our four year training scheme.
Simon Dooley | Technical Manager
Simon has worked for APT since 2010. He is responsible for quality control and inspection, as well as maintaining the AS 9100 accreditation.
He works closely with the engineers, offering technical support on tooling, design and methods. He also ensures that we are using the most up to date machinery available.
Customers can trust the quality of our advice and our products.
“I was recommended to APT by a fellow engineer when I was looking for turned parts. They were friendly, competent and very technical. When I needed advice on materials and the best manufacturing methods, APT was there to help.”