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DG12 5QJ
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About APD Ltd

We design, manufacture, integrate and install industrial automation and process control systems for use in industries such as nuclear, oil and gas, food and beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical and renewables.

Our talented and multi-skilled workforce has earned APD an enviable reputation for reliability, experience and innovation; providing our clients with a complete control solution from initial concept right through to final commissioning and maintenance.

Based in southern Scotland in the small town of Annan, with a satellite office in Aberdeen, we have over 30 years of experience providing solutions such as control panel design and manufacture, network architecture, installation and commissioning, maintenance and more.

Our clients are located around the globe and we have completed projects in the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, South America, Malaysia and Australia, genearting a huge library of reference designs.

Amber Programmable Design is a member of SELECT, is an accredited Safecontractor, is fully NICEIC approved and is accredited with ISO9001 and ISO14001. In addition the company holds current Registration with Achilles UVDB and is Verified with FPAL.

One of the strengths of Amber Programmable Design is our ability to provide a complete turnkey solution for our customers, both within the UK and internationally. From start to finish of any job customers benefit from our commitment to technical expertise, a problem solving approach, attention to detail and a focus on delivering excellent customer service.

Whether it is a simple control panel or electrical installation through to a fully integrated PLC/SCADA/MES/BMS system - from the initial contact through to conclusion - every aspect of your project is entered and monitored on our own custom written management system called 'Ornavi'. This provides us with full traceability of who, when, what and where, and it allows us to allocate resources in the most efficient and beneficial way.

From Ornavi we can produce quotations, order parts, monitor labour costs, store documentation, give real time progress reports and even give our customers the ability to log-in securely and check our progress. This forms a key function in allowing APD to achieve ISO9001 quality status. It also allows us to monitor costs on a project by project basis ensuring that we continue to produce competitively priced solutions for our customers.

  • Control Panel, Cabinet, Form 4, Rack & ATEX
  • Electrical Contracting
  • Full System Installation and Commissioning
  • PLC Software
  • Maintenance & After Sales Service
  • ISO 9001 & 140001

Amber Programmable Design control systems can be found wherever reliable, intelligent control is needed. The industry sectors we work in are diverse and our team enjoy the technical challenge of developing control solutions, perfectly attuned to the needs of our customers across multiple sectors.

Over the past 25 years the technology used within Control Systems has changed beyond recognition. While the fuctionality and complexity of each Amber Programmable Design system is unique, with differing terminologies and specific standards applied in different sectors; our approach and the fundamentals of solution design are common across most industries:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Nuclear
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Utility/Renewables
  • Other Manufacturing & Engineering

At Amber Programmable Design we don't regard ourselves simply as a 'Panel Builder', as 'Electrical / Control Engineers' or 'System Integrator'.

We are a Solutions provider company. The core principle we have built the company on is providing our customers with the best technical solution available to solve their process plant or production line problems.

We have always had a policy of maintaining an open range of key suppliers and we have never restricted our thinking or our problem solving approach by entering into exclusive arrangements with specific vendors.

We examine each project independantly and propose a combination of hardware and software that best suits the particular application. We determine and how best it will best integrate with any existing infrastructure, using a full spectrum of technological platforms.

As a result of this approach our systems are always innovative, designed to maximise the potential of the equipment, based on proven technologies and with a view towards expansion and future-proofing.


Products & Services

PLC Software

Industrial Automation

System Installation & Commissioning

Control Panel Manufacture


Electrical Contracting

Control Panel Design

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