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.

APT management team photo

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.

Thank you very much for the parts that were delivered yesterday, the best quality I've ever seen. The tolerances are excellent and the finish is so spectacular, all is looking great. Hats off to you!

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