APC Employees: Our Most Important Attribute

Our employees provide our competitive edge in the marketplace and are our most vital element for success. We promote a culture of safety, teamwork and quality in our day-to-day operations. We offer a clean and safe work environment, challenging assignments, personal growth opportunities, career development and open communication while being conscious of individual family and community priorities.

More Reasons to Work at APC

  • Privately held company
  • Team oriented environment
  • Fast to react to employee needs
  • Clean and safe work environment

Employee Thank You

01 /
01 / 10



Total Rewards

Total Rewards is everything you receive as an employee – your pay, health care benefits, wellness programs, retirement plans and work/life benefits.

Health and Insurance

Each year, you have the opportunity to choose the health and insurance benefits that are right for you and your family. You have choices in these areas:

Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision

  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability


APC Automotive provides you with tools and resources to help you achieve your health and wellness goals. Programs include:

  • Occupational Health Clinic- Registered Nurse on site 3 days each week*
  • Wellness screenings with education and follow up care
  • Wellness Manager (online at our Employee Benefits Center)
  • Wellness Center (online at health care web-site) and Care 24 services offer resource information


APC Automotive retirement benefits are designed to help you reach your future retirement goals.

  • 401K Pension Plan: A pre-tax retirement plan with a % of matching funds.*

Work/Personal Life Integration Benefits

The programs below are designed to help you integrate your personal and work life. It includes:

  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts Program

*Note, benefits may vary based on the specific division of APC Automotive you are working for (AP Emissions, Centric Parts). 

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To serve our customers, employees, shareholders, and community by providing a superior experience in the delivery of exhaust and emissions products.

Our Vision

To be the number one exhaust and emissions product supplier while promoting customer, employee, shareholder, and community satisfaction through a commitment to quality, service, and leadership. To earn our customers’ trust and loyalty through continuous improvement propelled by teamwork, integrity, and innovation.


Core Values


We believe that putting our core values into practice in every action made creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Customer Loyalty

Promote trust in our products and services, and sustain partnerships by assessing, anticipating, and fulfilling our customers’ immediate needs.


Deliver quality through continuous improvements.

Competitive Advantage

Position our company to compete in the market and maximize sales opportunities with a comprehensive product assortment and outstanding service.


We develop and sustain profitability while seeking expansion through current and future markets.

Skilled Workers

Employees will focus on accountability, discipline, entrepreneurialism, integrity and leadership.


Foster an environment that emphasizes employee participation and promotes teamwork.


What Our Employees Say

  • “I like the employees and everybody gets along well. I really like the hours, the benefits are great and I especially like having a paid birthday off. First job I've ever had that had this benefit. Worked in bending first and really liked it, now in welding and it’s a great job!” – Robert Darden, Tech Center
  • “I really enjoy the people I work with, and we work well together and get along. Upper management is always willing to listen to any suggestion and it makes me feel valued. My work is always challenging with different problems to solve every day. I love the people! I guess that’s why I’ve been here 38 years.” – Susie Sasser, Scheduler
  • “The company has good benefits, and is clean and safe. I love my job because I enjoy welding. I’ve been doing this type of work for 18 years. I like the people I work with, especially my Supervisor. He is very good; he listens and understands my ideas.” – Lidio Tamayo, Production Welder
  • “I have been working here for over 12 years. In that time, I started at the bottom and worked my way up to Management. I have worked with some incredible people here and we really grew into an amazing team that I am proud to be a part of now. I continue to be proud of the team and love working with so many great people and I am glad this has turned into my career!” – Nick Waskie, Packaging and Shipping