APN Group a leader in the manufacture and maintenance of cutting tools

For over 30 years, we have proudly been at the forefront of the cutting tools industry, offering products that constantly push the boundaries of cutting performance. Our dedication to our customers motivates us to continually tackle new challenges to meet their needs.

Thanks to our technical, human and structural investments, we now have 100 employees and 30 machining centres to meet the needs of various industries such as aviation, automotive, weapons, petrochemical, medical, food and general mechanics, both on the French and international market.

About APN Group


Years of experience




Machining centres

Our history

  • 1988: APN in Normandy, France Company founded, initially specialising in precision sharpening.
  • 2003: AP3A in Normandy, France Subsidiary founded, specialising in the manufacture of cutting tools in PCD and CBN.
  • 2008: AOCM in Casablanca, Morocco Subsidiary founded to serve the local market more effectively.
  • 2012: STAMROP in Grombalia, Tunisia Subsidiary founded to better address the needs of the local market.
  • 2013: Certification obtained The group is ISO 9001 certified.
  • 2017: APN Group, registered trademark Our new identity is established to ensure a more consistent approach, both nationally and internationally.
  • 2018: AOCM TFZ in Tangier, Morocco Subsidiary founded to better address the needs of the local market.
  • 2018: Tech-Outillage in Vierzon, France The company Tech-Outillage purchased to boost our production capacities and to upgrade the factory with new manufacturing ranges.
  • 2019: APN and AP3A merge AP3A becomes APN.
  • 2023: APN and Tech-Outillage merge Tech-Outillage becomes APN.
  • 2023-2024: E-commerce and logistics E-commerce platform and dedicated logistics unit created.

Our commitments

    Our customers are central to everything we do

    Satisfying our customers by meeting our commitments, both in terms of product performance and quality and professional associated services.

    Listening to our customers and always staying one step ahead to be able to respond to their current and future needs.

    Employees are our priority

    We endeavour to nurture each employee to become a consummate professional in their field by encouraging individual initiative, teamwork and by developing each person’s skills, all within a secure environment.

    Taking action to protect the environment

    We are firmly committed to protecting the environment within our activities.

    We reiterate our commitment to respect prevailing environmental laws and regulations. We endeavour to prevent pollution by adopting green technologies, whilst responsibly managing our waste through recycling and reduction processes.