News Archive

04 January 2019

Purchase of Laser Engraver

Further to the approval of the laser engraving trials carried out during 2018, the board at APS have decided to... > Read Article

20 December 2018

Introducing Terry Monk

Terry joined the partnership during the Summer of 2018 and has worked tirelessly in providing market information on the UK long products with a view to developing a customer base for the future. This drive and commitment has proven to the Nucor-Trading management team that he... > Read Article

07 December 2018

ISTA recognise one of our own…

We have great pleasure and delight in congratulating our Commercial Manager - Mr Nathan Barlow on winning this year’s prestigious ISTA President’s trader award. The photograph below was taken just before collecting his award at the annual ISTA luncheon, held at... > Read Article

16 November 2018

APS Inaugural Health & Safety Day

H&S inspirational speaker Paul J Mahoney has been booked for the inaugural APS Health & Safety day to be held on Tuesday 18th December 2018.   Pauls Story - In November 2000 Paul was working as a Process Operator and Engineer at a Recycled Fibre Plant in Kemsley,... > Read Article

31 October 2018

Nucor-Trading HQ make visit to the UK

  We have recently had great pleasure in welcoming two of the Nucor- Trading management team to our site in Hockley. Evan Rohr (Finance Director) and Claude Bise (Operations Director) both work out of their headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland and both were very keen... > Read Article

18 October 2018

New member joins the APS Works Council

We have great pleasure in announcing that Mrs Sue Male, has agreed to join the Works Council with immediate effect.  The position arose after it was felt that this would allow information flow to and from our Barr Street operation, as well as gaining an insight into shop... > Read Article

05 September 2018

Amish Chapaneri Awarded Nebosh Certificate

Amish Chapaneri our Environmental Co-Ordinator, has recently completed and been awarded the prestigious and degree level Nebosh certificate, here he is being presented with the award by Managing Director – Mr Paul Smith. As a member of the Confederation of British... > Read Article

31 July 2018

Trading Steel In The New Fashioned Way !

APS Metal Pressings Limited have embarked upon a joint project with Nucor-Trading, acting as the sole UK agents for the trading arm of the US steel giant Nucor. A long-term supplier agreement was signed at the end of 2017, which allows APS to act as their representatives within... > Read Article

17 July 2018

We welcome Stuart Deeley - Finance Manager

We welcome Stuart Deeley.  Stuart started at APS on 11th June 2018 and is working alongside Bill Andrews as our Finance Manager and will ultimately take Bill’s position when he retires. Stuarts background is in both the property and engineering businesses. His... > Read Article

07 July 2018

APS Awarded IATF16949

After 12 months hard work, APS have been successful in achieving the new IATF 16949 standard, (which supersedes TS16949). Included in the many changes is an emphasis on contingency planning and risk management. Also awarded was the ISO 9001 transition certificate, bringing APS... > Read Article

26 June 2018

OceanFest18 Croyde Bay June

APS were present at Croyde Bays 20th Ocean Fest. Our Enviro-Cup exhibition stand was manned by staff members and representatives, helping to raise the profile of our new product. A great deal of interest was shown in the Enviro-Cup, especially given recent environmental... > Read Article

14 June 2018

Global Good Awards 2018 - One to Watch – Best Eco Product

APS Metal Pressings attended the 2018 Global Good Awards which were held in Tavistock Square - London on Wednesday 16th May. At this event APS were awarded with the "One To Watch" award in the Best Eco Product category. This award was for the design and... > Read Article

05 June 2018

APS “Pressing Ahead” with informative regular newsletter

APS have just launched a newsletter, to be published internally, and available to all employees via internal distribution on notice boards or issued electronically on request. Issue 1 was published at the beginning of June, and we hope to provide frequent editions keeping all... > Read Article

29 May 2018

“Steve Gets on Board with the CBM”

APS Commercial Director – Mr Steve Tinley, has recently been voted onto the Board of Directors of the Sheet Metal Sector, by fellow members of the Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM ) he will take up his duties from Friday 8 June 2018. When asked about the... > Read Article

17 May 2018

APS receives MITM accolade

Paul Smith – Managing Director of APS Metal Pressings Limited receives recognition from Made in the Midlands of the company being a founder member of the association and he is seen here with the plaque signifying the important part the family business has made towards... > Read Article

27 June 2017

Stainless Steel Pint Cup

Stainless Steel Pint Cups have been launched at the 2017 Glastonbury Festival to reduce single use plastic going to landfill. They will be available across 20 bars at the 3 day festival , designed and made by APS Metal Pressings Ltd in Birmingham UK from recycled stainless... > Read Article

02 May 2017

APS link up with the Raw Foundation

APS are pleased to announce their link up with Melinda Watson CEO of the Raw Foundation. Their goal is to rid the oceans of plastic with the help of APS’s sustainable cup. Discussions are ongoing with Raw Foundation and their contacts and festival organizers at an event... > Read Article

06 April 2017

Made In The Midlands Ricoh Arena 25th May 2017

APS Metal Pressings Ltd are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Ricoh Arena MITM 2017 exhibition. Alongside 200 of the Top Manufacturing Companies in the Midlands we will be showcasing our products and capabilities which include Presswork, Welding and... > Read Article

24 November 2016

CBM meets the CBM

As a member of the Confederation of British Metalforming, our MD – Mr Paul Smith and Commercial Manager – Mr Steve Tinley attended their automotive sector meeting held in Malvern on Tuesday 21st November 2016 where they were invited to tour the manufacturing workshop... > Read Article

03 November 2016

Funding Circle

Reusable Drinkware Supplier Glogg in conjunction with APS Metal Pressings Ltd Rocks Glastonbury. Click the link below to view a s short video telling the story of its conception through to its manufacture. > Read Article

30 August 2016

HNC Success And Apprenticeships

Congratulations to Ben Smith (Electrician) on the completion of his HNC course, and the achievement of 4 distinctions and 3 merits. APS now have two Toolmaking Apprentices, Ethan Wilkes has just completed his second year and Aaron Wilks his first year. Ethan is intending... > Read Article

06 July 2016

Glastonbury 2016

The Stainless Steel pint cup manufactured by APS was launched at the 2016 Glastonbury Festival. Representitives from APS were present throughout the weekend to witness revellers using the 150,000 cups supplied.   > Read Article

17 May 2016

Made In The Midlands Exhibition

APS Metal Pressings exhibited at the Made In The Midlands Exhibition, which was held at the GTG Training Centre in Wolverhampton on Thursday the 12th May 2016. We were delighted with the organsition of the event, resulting in around 100 vistors to our stand... > Read Article

15 April 2016

Launch of Glastonbury Stainless Steel Cup

Michael Eavis and his colleagues recently visited APS Metal Pressings Ltd as part of a tour of manufacturing plants celebrating the launch of the new stainless steel pint cup. The cup is being manufactured at our plant in Birmingham and utilises UK sourced... > Read Article

29 October 2015

Aida Direct Servo Former 200T Progression Press

APS have recentley purchased a 200T Aida Direct Servo Former Progression Press. A 200T has been selected to bridge the gap between our 300T's and smaller 50T to 125T progression presses. The press is currently being fitted and commisioned and we expect to see it running... > Read Article

23 September 2015

APS Golf Day

APS recently held its annual golf day(In memory of founder Phil Smith) on the 4th of September at the Menzies Welcombe Golf Club, near Stratford. With superb weather conditions, scoring was generally pretty good, but the winner was in top form and won with a convincing... > Read Article

21 September 2015

Launch of the Reusable Stainless Steel Cup

September 2015 saw the successful pilot at the Pilton Party of the Glogg Stainless Steel Pint Cup. Manufactured by APS in Birmingham. Check out this Pilton Party link > Read Article

09 July 2015

Works Experience

Cameron Smith has just completed a two day work experience scheme at APS. He has recently finished his GCSE’s and is hoping to achieve grades to allow him to study A-levels at King Edwards School, Lichfield. His A-level choices comprise: Economics, French, Business... > Read Article

30 June 2015

APS Technicians

APS Technicians Ben Smith & John McIntosh have recently added to their skill-set with the addition of the following certificates after successfully reaching and exceeding the pass level required. Both Ben & John achieved a Certificate in the High Standards Required... > Read Article

27 May 2015

Whittington FC League success.

APS would like to congratulate Whittington F.C. on becoming league champions of division 2 in the Staffordshire County senior league. Whittington will now take their place in league 1 next season which is the 8th tier of the English Football League system.  Our own... > Read Article

23 April 2015

APS Metal Pressings Ltd at Westminster

On Tuesday 3rd February, Steve Tinley ( Commercial Manager ) joined a Made in the Midlands delegation to meet at that time with Secretary of State for Business, Vince Cable at the Houses of Parliament and was allowed the opportunity to directly pose questions about the... > Read Article

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