One of Apacs’ 2007 achievements was the recognition of its Aero-Flight 700 shuttlecock for international level play, by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the global governing body for the sport of badminton. BWF delivers quality service, world class events, and innovative development initiatives that showcase the sport at the highest levels, while also increasing active participation worldwide.
Aero-Flight 700 earned the same approval in each of the subsequent years from 2008 to 2013. This, together with another international level certificate of recognition from 2010 to 2013 for badminton netting (BN-001), and in 2011 and 2012 for badminton 5.0mm (AP-204F) floor mats, further affirms Apacs’ excellence in product standards and quality assurance.
Apacs Sports (M) Sdn. Bhd. won ‘Product Of The Year’ at the 4th Business Of The Year Award 2009, and was honoured as the Crystal Winner of the ‘2nd Global Award 2010’. Apacs was also awarded Quality Product at the International Standard Quality Awards (ISQ) in 2011 and 2012.
The company has pioneered and introduced numerous innovations to help improve accuracy and power in a player’s game. Some of its first-in-the-market innovations include the ‘Hexagon Throat’ joint; the ‘Built-In Graphite T-throat’ joint; ‘Chrome Braided’ graphite; ‘Plated Jacquard’ graphite; ‘Scale Netting’ graphite; ‘Inner Taper’ Shafts; ‘Slimmest 6.7mm’ shafts; ‘Vacuum Intensive’ racquets; ‘Double Shaft’ racquets; ‘Arrow Tapered Fins Shaft’ racquets; dual-material processed grommets; the ultra-light 69g racquet with a 30lb maximum tension strength (compared to other brands maximum tension strength of 25lbs); professional racquets with 45lb maximum tension strength (compared to 35lbs offered by other brands); and the lowest shaft torsion tilt in the market at four degrees (compared to the six degrees found with other brands. In 2009, Apacs added yet another feather in its cap as the biggest rubber mat supplier in Malaysia, with a total of 120 varieties.