This month Richy and Adam visited the Avalon 2019 Australian International Airshow Aerospace and Defence Expo. They had the opportunity to network with defence and aerospace primes and fellow industry suppliers – a valued opportunity for APT.
Australian Manufacturing Technology Magazine
This month APT featured in our industry magazine – Australian Manufacturing Technology.We are proud to have been included in the Set to Soar article written by William Poole about the thriving Australian defence industry with major projects and government initiatives creating opportunities for Australian manufacturers both large and small.
10 YEARS SERVICE
Our ever reliable employee, Dave Hoey, celebrated 10 years at APT. Richy is pictured here thanking and congratulating Dave.
This year we spent our annual Christmas breakup at the Yarra Valley Races. APT sponsored a race and a fun day was had by all.
VISIT BY FEDERAL TREASURER HON JOSH FRYDENBERG MP
On Wednesday 14 November 2018 the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, our Federal Treasurer visited APT to unveil the government’s plan to enable small business to get loans easier and cheaper.
APT bro’s rallied together to grow their mo’s (sister’s walked) to raise money for Movember. A great effort by all.
ISCAR LOGIQ PRODUCT LAUNCH
Richy travelled to Auckland, New Zealand for the Iscar LOGIQ product launch. The special LOGIQ seminar day was dedicated to increasing productivity and profitability on our production floor.
Cost saving machine solutions and productivity innovation was explored utilising Industry 4.0. The event also gave Richy the opportunity to catch up with our industry partners.
2018 LAND FORCES
Richy and Adam attended Land Forces in Adelaide. They are pictured here with the Rheinmetall Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) which is the chosen vehicle for Land 400 Phase 2.
Land Forces provided a great opportunity for them to meet up with defence primes and valued customers. They got to see the latest equipment, technology and services for the defence forces of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
NEW TORNOS CNC LATHE
We installed a new Tornos CNC Lathe to increase our capabilities in supplying the defence sector with their expanding requirements. We would like to thank Subrat Sahu, from the Tornos team, who was with us for two and a half weeks to help train and share his knowledge.
Wade Bishop and Jayden Wilson started with APT in 2015, straight out of school, to begin their Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trad through the AI Group. They completed their apprenticeship in July 2018 and attended Chisholm Institute for their schooling. We have enjoyed seeing Wade and Jayden develop into accomplished Fitter and Machinists.
NEW OKUMA MU-5000V-L 5 AXIS MILL
APT was proud to welcome our Second Okuma MU-5000V-L Axis Mill with advanced automation to increase our milling capacity.