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APA GmbH History

1979 Founded as an engineering office for facilities planning in Alzenau, based in the
Goldbergstrasse
- e.g. construction of handling equipment particularly for remote handling
1981 Moving to a floor of offices in the Prischoss-Strasse in Alzenau
- e.g. developing of a concept for passive solar energy useMoving to a floor of offices
  in the Prischoss-Strasse in Alzenau
- e.g. developing of a concept for passive solar energy use
1983 Moving into an office in the center of Alzenau
- e.g. developing of the concept for handling the transport and storage tank CASTOR
1985 Moving into an office building in Alzenau, Max-Planck-Str.
- e.g. developing of the Gorleben pilot conditioning plant
- e.g. planning, design and manufacturing of fully automatic assembly steps for the   manufacturing of roof windows in 45 second intervals
1986 Extension of the office building
- e.g. planning, construction and manufacturing of  a fully automated assembly line for
  car water pump, stroke every 15 seconds
1987 Annex of an assembly hall
- e.g. Planning, construction  and manufacturing of passenger airbag folding machines
1988 First created quality management handbook, audited by customer
1995 - e.g. developing, construction and manufacturing of automatic assembly machines for   Microparts (micro spectrometer)
1997 Moving to a larger office and workshop building in Alzenau-Hörstein,
Am Neuen Berg 1.
The program Solid Edge is used for 3D-design.
1998 Own electrical department, cabinet construction and software development in-house now.
- e.g. development, design and manufacture of a 30 m long cutting edge system for
  4squaretubes
1999 Renaming in „APA GmbH“
2000 Certification according to DIN ISO 9001 by BSI Zert
2004 25 years of  APA,
- e.g. planning, construction and production of a first system for handling of
  components by  using  robots
2005 - e.g. planning, construction and manufacturing of a first system  for cutting and welding of
  components by laser
2007 Developing, construction and manufacturing automatic assembly line for mounting Displays,
using image processing
2008 Developing, construction and manufacturing fully automatic cutting system for 3 D plastic foil
2010 Developing, construction and manufacturing fully automatic mounting and testing line for
controlled automobile water pumps particulant 32 single parts
2012 Annex new electro shop and new fitter`s shop