About APL

A provider of advanced automated systems and services for 30 years – keeping manufacturing companies at the cutting edge of innovation and improve productivity.

About APL

Automated Production Ltd are the specialists in design, development and support of custom production solutions. We are a leading partner to many of the world’s largest manufacturers within a diverse range of industrial and geographical markets.

The company’s growth from engineering consultancy to total automation solution provider has been achieved exclusively through the success of its design, quality manufacture, reliability and high level of client service.

Working in partnership with clients and key suppliers alike, we are well established as a leading supplier of world-class custom automation across a diverse range of industrial markets.

Our Expertise

  • Automation Concept Evaluation
  • Proof of Principle Study
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Factory Automation
  • Special Purpose Machinery
  • Manual Assembly and Test Stations
  • Semi-Automated Production Equipment
  • Fully Automated Turnkey Systems
Proven Technology
Indexing systems
  • Rotary table
  • High performance conveyor
  • Palletised conveyor
  • Linear Track Systems
  • 6/7 Axis
  • Cartesian
  • Collaborative
Feeding systems
  • Sensing
  • Inspection
  • Guidance
Dispensing systems
  • Powder
  • Liquid
  • Ink Jet
  • Laser
  • Gluing
  • Ultrasonic/Laser Welding
  • Staking
  • Packaging & Labelling
  • Automatic Conveyor Systems
  • Pick & Place Systems
  • Poka Yoke Station
  • PC to PLC Controls
  • Tension Controls
  • Leak Detection and Testing
  • Laser Marking & Cutting
  • Intelligent Motion

Industry Focus

Industries APL work with:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Food & Drink
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Packaging
  • Plastics
RNA Automation
RNA Automation

Global Reach

Automated Production Ltd has been providing advanced automated systems and services for 30 years.

Based in Dorset, APL supplies bespoke automation machines to companies across the UK and overseas. We work both onsite and remotely with your engineering teams across globe to assist with installation and training to ensure smooth commissioning. We provide full supporting planned maintenance programs to attain maximum production uptime.



Our employees are key to our future growth and success. We are always looking for talented people who are passionate about engineering. If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please send us your CV and covering letter.

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