Our team


APL Inc.'s employees are highly trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our business.

What makes us leaders in the industry:

  • Value Added Services
  • Years of Experience
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client Centric
  • and much more...

Jitendra Shah, P.E.


Mr. Shah has more than 55 years of experience in supervising commercial laboratories, consulting foundry metallurgists, and completing product failure analysis.

Mr. Shah founded APL, Inc. in 1976. He is a metallurgist in the truest sense. He received a B.S. in Physics, B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering, and is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Wisconsin.
We not only provide our customers with results, we will make sure they understand what they mean and what they can do to improve their products and save money in the process.

Dr. Tarla Shah

Vice President

Dr. Tarla Shah is a Vice President of APL, Inc.

Dr. Shah has multiple management responsibilities and has vast experience in personnel supervision.

There is a reason why we are a small business. Quality is more important than quantity.

Rakesh Shah

Vice President


Rakesh supervises all day-to-day operations and ensures that everything is running smoothly.

Rakesh oversees all administrative and operational aspects of the company including employee management, project management, communication, purchasing, technology, etc.

The most effective way to provide great service to clients is to have great employees that have all of the tools available to succeed, whether it be through technology, guidance or even a reminder that they are the most valuable resource the company has.

Jayne Cotter

General Manager


Jayne manages all daily communications with customers including the issuance of certificates of testing.

Jayne is responsible for all accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and invoice generation. Jayne also has responsibility for office personnel management, customer service, purchasing, and other daily operational functions..

I always look forward to speaking with every one of our customers, many of which I've had daily conversations with for over 20 years!

Joseph Worzala

Quality Control Manager


Joe has over 30 years of quality assurance and machine shop experience.

Joe is responsible for all of the quality conformance requirements per ISO 17025 as well as all instrumentation, calibration, standards and written procedures. He ensures that everything is done in accordance to and compliant with national and international organizations.

We are able to offer the best quality at quick turnaround times because we make sure everyone is fully confident in what they are doing and that everything is done correctly the first time.