Apator SA is a company with sixty years of tradition. It is the leader of switchgear and metering equipment on domestic markets, consequently strengthening its position also on strategic markets in Western, Eastern and Central Europe. Apator with 14 companies constitutes capital group that provides with recent technologies effectively managed every type of energy. Company has a leading role in Apator Group in respect of organisation and coordination of collaboration of all its entities.
Apator operates in metering sector supplying to the market high class metering equipment and systems. The Company manufactures electronic electricity meters and calculators to heat meters (split heat meters), it creates the solutions enabling transmission and read out data acquisition from metering equipment and tools to their analysis. Commercial offer of Apator also includes wide variety of low voltage switchgear and surge protective devices.
Safety of customers and care for environment are important indicators of operation of the Company. The Company is open to its customers and their expectations. The feature that makes the company standing out in others is the flexibility of operation in order to satisfy comprehensively the needs of customers. Apator is also unique, concerning the innovativeness and courage in taking up new challenges.
Apator sells its products on domestic market and foreign markets (products with Apator brand are offered in over 60 countries). The main areas of export are as follows: Russia, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine, Lithuania, Egypt, Bulgaria, Spain, Slovenia, Belgium, Georgia, Italy, Turkey, Belarus, Romania, Great Britain, Sierra Leone.
Management system in Apator SA
Increasing requirements of customers and very often growing global competition force companies to permanent search for better solutions leading to improve continuously the quality of products, reduce costs and to develop more effective working processes and management structures. One of such solutions is the implementation a quality management system in the Company based on PN-EN-ISO 9001 standard. Caring for the natural environment the Executive Board of the Company, on behalf of the employees undertakes to meet the requirements of obligatory legal regulations in the scope of all environmental aspects concerned as: emission pollutants to air, sewage and wastes. The declaration of conformity results from obligatory legal regulations and provisions of environmental management system according to PN-EN-ISO 14001:2005 standard. The above requirements are met also by development of product technological solutions based on environmentally friendly processes and materials. By implementing environmental and industrial safety management systems according to PN-N-18001 standard, the company does not only declare to protect the natural environment but it also provides with safety at work and significantly reduction of manufacturing costs.
The objective for all employees of the company is defined in the formulated and published Management Policy.
The top management runs the Company through the performance of tasks within the quality management system, environmental management system, safety and health at work system. All those activities are aimed at:
The main objective of Apator S.A. is meeting the needs and expectations of the customers.
This objective is performed by provision of safe and environmentally friendly products of the quality required by our customers and manufactured in conditions that provide with safety at work. Provision of appropriate resources enables to perform the assumed policy and simultaneously it supports efficient operation of the integrated management system and the aspiration to its constant improvement. The actions performed in the scope of the system are focused not only on products, their functional features and safety of operation but also on the employees.
Having the above in mind and aspiring to achieve the best market and economical results we undertake to care both for the conditions of work as well as to implement solutions preventing accidents at work, occupational diseases and accidents that do not cause serious injures.
President of the Executive Board, Managing Director
Certification Bureau of the Polski Rejestr Statków S.A. (Polish Register of Shipping) certifies: Quality Management System, Environmental Management System, Safety and Health at Work Management System of the above mentioned organization have been audited and they confirmed the conformity with the requirements of:
On 29th December 2009, Apator SA was granted the certificate of the assessment of the quality of the system.
The document confirms that LEW 1... type electricity meters meet the requirements of MID quality system according to module D (quality of the manufacturing process).
Certificate - Lawful Company
The Executive Board of Apator SA took care to put in order the issue of license for 500 computers in the Company. For this purpose, the Company has implemented LOG System 2.0 – application for automatic monitoring of IT infrastructure and administration of the hardware and software.
Person responsible for Management System in Apator SA
Plenipotentiary of Managing Director for Management System
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Apator Metrix SA is a company that has 60 years of experience on metering equipment market. The brand is of steady position in Europe with aspirations for further increase. The objective of the enterprise for coming years is to maintain high position on Polish market and regular increase of sales on foreign markets, to reach larger and larger group of customers that require gas meters of the highest quality. The Company still improves its products and successfully takes challenges of the new time and competition.
We offer residential bellows and industrial gas meters and remote data reading metering systems. Our production is focused on nine main sizes of gas meters form G1,6 residential type to G65 industrial type, with different pipe gauge.
Products of Apator Metrix SA are of high quality, endurance and accuracy of metering. The company has its own research and development unit and an implementation laboratory. All technical solutions are the product of our engineers, and we used our own patented solutions in the construction of gas meters.
The company was granted the required branch type approval and other certificates issued in Poland, Germany (EEC Type Approval – type approval valid in all European Union countries), Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Serbia and in other countries.
Unlike most companies assembling and selling gas meters, Apator Metrix SA produces almost all elements for their devices itself.
Apator Metrix also offers expert opinions, repairs and legalization of gas bellows meters produced by it and other companies.
We are Company of many years tradition in manufacturing of metering equipment. Our products we sell on requiring domestic markets and foreign ones where they have very good reputation. Therefore, our policy is daring and at the same time responsible operation on gas meters market. We want Apator Metrix brand will exist and have positive associations among customers and all the people and institutions that care about natural environment. It is the priority. We permanently develop and implement new products and technologies, improve our Management System in order to meet special requirements of our customers all over the world- it regards design, visual appearance, prices and quality of customer’s service.
In the aspect of protection of the environment, we do our best to improve permanently our organization and manufacturing processes to reduce the negative impact on natural environment.
The principle rule of the actions is to prevent pollution but not remedy of the effects. We undertake also to obey environmental law and other requirements related to environmental aspects identified.
We strive to that target by establishment the tasks in the scope of:
In order to provide our Company with safety and sustainable development we involve all in order to achieve the above adjectives concerning quality, safety and environment.
Quality Management System of Apator Metrix is in accordance with the standards: ISO9001: 2001 and ISO 14001:2001.
Since 1994, Apator Rector sp. z o.o. has been on the Polish market for software producers. Since the beginning of its operation, it is connected permanently with GIS technology. The main products are systems that serve to support the management of network property being offered on market for utilities, telecommunication and public administration. In 2008, Apator of Toruń acquired 70% of shares of the Company, performing the strategy of preparation to be on smart metering market.
Today, Apator Rector is the Company that employs over 150 people and it collaborates on permanent basis with over 200 persons performing projects regarded the remote inventory of the network.
Apator Rector offers solutions based on many years of experience and analysis of business processes. Products and services are addressed to the following operation areas:
After the Company joined Apator Group, the Company expended its activity to other markets, particularly where are applied; the integration of current knowledge on building system and rendering IT services and metering technology and methodology being offered by other companies in Apator Group.
In Apator Group, Apator Rector took the role of competence centre concerning building and implementation of IT systems for customers of entities in Grupa Apator.
Apator Rector has already implemented Quality Management System built according to ISO 9001:2008 standard concerning design, manufacturing, delivery and maintenance of IT systems. The Company uses advanced, proven in practice and effective procedures in quality control, customer’s service and in building the software, performing implementation services and implementation of systems.
Apator Rector obtained extraordinary specialization of "Oracle database 11g Specialization" in Oracle. The Company has joined to the group of 46 enterprises in the country and 1100 in Europe with such specialization.
There are some firms with such specialization in Poland like Fujitsu, Dell,
Hewlett-Packard, Asseco, Comarch.
Specialization is the confirmation of experience and competence of Apator Rector in the scope of databases that are the bases for products and services suited to meet needs in business in utilities and telecommunication sectors. The Company has obtained the excess to extraordinary resources, allowing the standing out in
competition and making use of market chances and increase of sales.
The basis for strategy of solutions in Apator Rector is building the relations with firms, the added value is created by the equipment, software and services that complete our ones.
Apator Rector makes use of ARCGIS software of ESRI – world leader among the suppliers of platform for GIS systems. Our solution is based on multi layer technology based on ASP.NET, SOAP protocols and management system for relative or neutral database. Most of our applications start in browser for pages www without necessity to install extra software. Business service (Enterprise Service) is the series of Web Service type services based on logic in business that are allowed to be taken and use many times to the operation of appropriate business. Aggregation of Web Service type services in business services at the level of organization provides with more steady ground for screenplays of automation in business in the entire Company.
Apator GmbH functions within Apator Group structure since 2008.
The objective of the company is distribution of Apator Group products on the German market.
Apator Control Sp. z o.o. is the company with Polish capital with leading position in domestic electrical engineering and electronic industries. The Company has over 30 years of experience that guarantees customers the highest quality of products and services at competitive prices.
The Company its activity divided into two segments:
Apator Control specializes in design and manufacturing of drive systems, distribution and control systems and their implementation in industry.
The offer covers:
Company offers full warranty and after warranty service for all the products in the offer.
Mission of Apator is “Be leading Company in power engineering and drive sector and be competitive effectively on the Polish market".
Quality management policy in Apator Control is in accordance with international standard ISO 9001:2001. The products of Apator Control are also in accordance with European standards.
Apator Control collaborates with appreciated producers in the world of drive systems and industrial control systems. The partners are as follows:
Apator Mining Sp. z o.o. (former APATOR SERVICE Sp. z o.o.) is a part of Apator Group - the oldest established manufacturer of flame-proof equipment in Poland. The Company with over 40 years of experience of APATOR SA in manufacturing of flame-proof equipment guarantees high quality of products, technical developments and proved technology of manufacturing.
Apator Mining Sp. z o.o. manufactures electrical switchgears, air compressors, transmitters and control systems components, especially prepared for use in coal mines.
The mission of Apator Mining is winning and keeping the leading position on the mining equipment and electrical engineering market, meeting customer expectations, and caring for natural environment. Performing our mission we want to provide our customers with the widest possible range of services connected to manufacturing, repairs and servicing of mining equipment and competitiveness of offered products – through constant improvement of our processes as well as by implementation of technological innovations perfecting the product, according to current environment protection requirements.
The company offers also services connected to the usage of devices produced (trainings, leasing, servicing, overhauls). Our products are used in Poland and abroad.
The objective of our highly qualified personnel, numbering over 100 people, is the performance of their tasks according to the implemented ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System, and to meet the satisfaction of our customers.
The main areas for the performance of environmental objectives and tasks by Apator Mining are the following:
Integrated Management System policy was implemented and disseminated among employees of the Company and it is performed according to established assumptions and binding legal regulations, standards and other requirements regarding the organization.
Manufacturing of products and rendering services of the highest quality required by a customer, safe and environmental friendly –this is declaration of Executive Board of Apator Mining.
Tadeusz Sosgórnik, Chairman of Apator Mining Sp. z o.o.
Apator Minning collaborates with foreign companies in the scope of offering and distribution of their products on the Polish market.
Apator Powogaz SA (former Fabryka Wodomierzy PoWoGaz SA – Water Meter Company) is one of the largest water meter manufacturers in Poland and Europe.It owes its strong position to experience and professionalism supported by 90–year tradition. The most important objective of the company is to supply highest quality products and services to customers all over the world.
Our aim is to provide the end users with high quality products that have been manufactured for many years, but also to put new products on the market permanently. We use our own patents and functional standards, allowing us to perform individual ideas of customers at our design office. Owing to it we became a worldwide supplier of products in the water and heat metering area.
We offer a full range of water and heat meters and heat cost allocators. Our rich product offer we complete with services of data remote read out, providing with billing and management of distribution water and heat systems. Apator Powogaz brand is well known not only in Poland but also abroad. Export has a substantial influence on development of the Company, currently it is over 50% of total sales. We sell our products to the countries in Western and Eastern Europe, Middle and Far East countries, Africa, North and South America, and Australia.
World trends related to protection of the environment cause permanent improvement of technologies in order to more economic management of water and energy. Therefore, permanent growing demands for more accurate metering equipment and billing services that we permanently try to meet.
We offer over 400 different products and service solutions, including:
High quality and functionality of the products have been our priority since over 90 years. We worked very much to get trust of our customers still seeking new solutions. In order to have innovative ideas and high quality together we already in 1995 made the decision on reconstruction of operating quality control system that became the pattern of attitude of the employees. Quality control ensures the highest level of services rendered. Understanding of the needs of customer became particularly important element of our operation.
Having in mind the only comprehensive regulations of all the processes in the Company will allow to real supervision and permanent improvement of operations we in January 1999 implemented Integrated Management System. The system consists of connected together ant mutually completed subsystems: quality management, environmental management, safety and health at work management that the policy is the following:
Our goal is to meet better the needs of our customers in the harmony with environment and safety rules.
Based on results of the review, the Executive Board in 2001 made the decision to implement the quality management system in accordance with the process approach – specified in the new standard ISO 9001:2000. In 2005 Apator Powogaz made the following reconstruction of Integrated Management System to make it suitable to the requirements of the standards ISO 14001:2005 and PN-N-18001:2004.
We have got certificate of Integrated Management System issued by TÜV Rheinland confirming the meeting of all requirements of the standards: PN-EN ISO 9001:2009, PN-EN ISO 14001:2005 and PN-N18001:2004.
In order to improve the competiveness of the offer Apator Powogaz collaborates with many companies. Partners of strategic magnitude for our development are subsidiaries:
FAP Pafal SA is the company with the 100 years of tradition, being at the same time one of the largest producers of metering equipment in Poland.
The offer includes especially single and multi phase electricity meters, time switches, registers, recording devices, electricity billing systems.
The products of FAP Pafal SA are of high quality, endurance and accuracy of metering. The company has implemented Integrated Management System according to PN-EN ISO 9001-2008, PN-EN ISO 14001-2005 and an Accreditation Certificate in the scope of calibration of electricity meters and the testing devices for electricity meters.
The company offers wide range of services in the scope of:
Testing laboratory in FAP Pafal SA renders the following services:
In opinion of Executive Board of FAP Pafal the management within Integrated System of Quality and Environmental Management has the essential meaning for business conducted by the Company in the scope of design, manufacturing of metering equipment and services.
The main objective of the Company within the scope of quality is to meet the requirements and customers expectations. For this purpose we provide with:
Operations of the Company have process approach and they are directed to:
Modern management of enterprise is an environmental friendly one and therefore, Executive Board undertakes to:
Particularly the actions are focused on:
The factor determining effective operation of Integrated System is permanent improvement of employees’ qualification by trainings. The Executive Board undertakes to create the conditions enabling the development of skills of its employees.
The improvement of Integrated Management System is regular task of all the employees, based on the model of working PDCA: Plan ... Do ... Check ... Act
The hereby policy is the frame to establish and review of objectives and tasks concerning quality and environment.
PN-EN ISO 9001:2008
Manufacturing process of products is performed based on certified and permanently improved Quality Management System meeting the requirements of PN-EN ISO 9001:2008 international standard.
FAP Pafal SA was granted for the first time the certificate by TUV NORD POLSKA in 1966. The development and implementation of the system was mainly caused by expectations of foreign customers including; Fiat, German customers and customers from the South America. Later the possession of certified system was strong argument in promotion of products and tenders. Currently, Management System is audited and certified by Certification Bureau of Polish Register of Shipping (Certificate no.– NC-1526).
PN-EN ISO 9001:2008 oraz PN-EN ISO 14001:2005
Since the end of 2006, Pafal is in possession of Integrated Management System certificate meeting the requirements of PN-EN ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and the standard PN-EN ISO 14001 (Environmental Management).
PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2001 and Accreditation Certificate
In 2005 the Company developed and implemented Quality System in Testing Laboratory for electricity meters according to PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025 and Accreditation Certificate no. AP 091 was granted by the Polish Accreditation Centre in the scope of calibration of electricity meters. In 2012, the scope of accreditation was expanded by calibration of testing equipment for electricity meters. Entire scope of accreditation together with metering capability of CMC Laboratory for electricity meters one can find on the website of the Polish Accreditation Centre.
PRIMARY AND REPEATED LEGALIZATION.
In 2006, Pafal based on Regulation on authorization for primary and repeated legalization of metering equipment of Minister of Economy and Labour dated 29.03.2005 was granted the authorization for primary and repeated legalization of active electricity meters.
LAUNCH OF PRODUCTS AND USE ACCORDING TO REQUIREMENTS OF DIRECTIVE 2004/22 WE OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND EUROPEAN COUNCIL (MID).
Electricity meters being manufactured in FAP Pafal SA have got valid type approval issued before 30.10.2006 and they are launched to the market based on concerning legalization and till the validity of the approval but not late than 30.10.2016.
Since 2008 according to requirements of directive according to MID FAP Pafal SA launches electricity meters after the assessment of conformity according to modules B and D are completed.
ASSESSMENT OF CONFORMITY ACCORDING TO F MODULE (MID).
European Commission approved the scope of notification since 5.09.2011 according to decision of Minister of Economy no 24/2011 on granting the authorization for FAP Pafal SA, in order to notify European Commission and member countries of European Union, as the unit appointed to perform the tasks related to assessment of conformity in the scope of "Verification of the product - Module F" of MID directive.
Since that time FAP Pafal SA that has got number of notification NB 2327 is allowed to make verifications of electricity meters according to the module F (MID).
Apator Elkomtech S.A. has been operating on the Polish market for more than 25 years. The company specialises in the development and delivery of systems which assist energy services in their operations in the field of transmission and distribution of energy. In 2014, Apator Elkomtech S.A. was incorporated into the Apator Group, thereby extending its range of services with IT solutions and remote control equipment, as a result of which it is now possible to develop and deliver comprehensive systems for grid automation within the commercial power sector.
Apator Elkomtech S.A. is the developer of a computer system for the remote monitoring and control of power grid elements, known as System Ex, dedicated to the commercial and industrial power sectors. It is distinguished by its modular design and configuration flexibility, thanks to which it can be used for the monitoring of large areas and small areas of the power grid (e.g. a separate network for an industrial facility), as well as power objects of all voltage levels (400 kV, 220 kV, 110 kV, 15 kV, 6 kV, and 0.4 kV). Furthermore, the company is a manufacturer of highly specialised equipment produced by the use of cutting-edge technologies, allowing the monitoring of systems through radio or mobile communications networks.
The company delivers solutions in the following domains:
The basic principle for the functioning of Apator Elkomtech S.A. is close cooperation with the users of our products. The cooperation is distinguished by its responsiveness, competence and high quality of manufactured equipment. The above assumptions have been confirmed by the implementation of the Quality Management System according to EN ISO 9001:2000, which is consistently complied with throughout the company.
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