Company was founded in 1955 by Walter Eickele, a German born toolmaker.
We started as a small machine shop with a few conventional lathes, milling
machines and drill presses. We soon made a decision to concentrate on
extremely precise work and dedicated ourselves to acquiring the skilled
personnel and precision machines needed to do this successfully.
grown steadily in the last forty years, investing many millions of dollars
in new CNC machine tools to complement the unique skills of our men
and women. In 1982, our dedication to quality was rewarded by the Small
Business Administration, and we were honored to be chosen as the
Small Business Subcontractor of the Year.
continue to grow. In December of 1998, we were acquired by Picut Manufacturing,
a precision machining company based in Warren, NJ, and this relationship
expands the services and capabilities of both companies.
Products, we are dedicated to applying the principles of total quality
management (TQM) to our daily operations to ensure that we meet or exceed
our customers' requirements.
premises of Total Quality Management
Focus - The customer is always right, and this adage drives those
at APC who deal with our customers to maintain a high level of communication
with each and every one of our customers in order to most effectively
meet their needs.
Involvement - Every person involved in a project, from concept to
completion plays an important role. Working together means that each
person is familiar with what others are doing, and understands their
role in the project. At APC, all people involved in a project take an
active interest in seeing it through to completion.
- Throughout the production cycle, quality checkpoints are implemented
to ensure products are free of defects. We recognize the importance
of catching mistakes early on in order to minimize their impact, and
uphold the highest quality standards.
Support - We take pride in looking for the innovative approach to
problem solving. People who innovate and feel comfortable trying new
ideas will find practices that improve how work is approached and completed.
Improvement - We recognize that the project cycle can be continuously
improved, both in quality and efficiency. In doing so, we keep an attentive
eye on new technology that would allow us to perform our job better,
but recognize that the technology is only as good as the people who
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