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Total Freedom. Total Control.

We know the parking industry. And we know what works. Federal APD is a leading manufacturer of automated parking systems across North America and around the globe. Founded in 1953, Federal APD has been around since the days when most parking operations employed little more than a cigar box.
It's a fact: Fifty years ago we pioneered the system that made the variable-rate "self-park" facility possible. This created an industry, and led to innovations ranging from the first intelligent barrier gates all the way to today's sophisticated facility management software. Today, Federal APD continues to supply the imaginative technology and comprehensive service that enables parking facilities to meet all their business objectives.

When it comes to adding value, our distributors are something else

collage.jpgResponsive and competent local support is critical to the sophisticated systems deployed in today's parking facilities. No one knows that better than Federal APD. That's why we have cultivated, maintained and continue to support the most dedicated and professional distributor network in the business. Federal APD's distributor partners provide the expertise to ensure that your system is producing profits, not headaches. From sales, installation and employee training, to troubleshooting and maintenance, to helping you expand your system when the time is right, count on support when and where you need it. Just pick up the phone.
What's your idea of a parking system that works? We're ready to listen
Every parking operation is unique...especially yours. That's why Federal APD is committed to delivering Freedom for Control across the entire spectrum of parking operations. Freedom for Control is about giving you tools that offer the flexibility to run your business the way you want...to meet the objectives you've set, whether that's revenue growth, enhanced operational efficiency or improved customer service. The way we see things, it really is your call. This flexibility manifests itself in a wide range of solutions, from broad product coverage, to intelligent video and interoperable communications, to more accessible employee training, to customer loyalty and payment processing programs, to responsive factory and distributor support.
We've provided comprehensive parking solutions to literally thousands of custorners over the past five decades.These solutions are engineered to sustain the highest levels of profitability and customer service. Airports, hospitals, universities, shopping centers, event venues, office buildings, municipalities...there simply isn't a commercial parking challenge we haven't tackled.

Access and Revenue Control Systems

Access.jpgAn access and revenue control system is the baseline tool for running a modern parking operation. And Federal APD's incredibly flexible systems are the industry standard for function, simplified configuration, and expandability.


Training.jpgWithout proper training, your employees can't work productively. We understand the importance of bringing your employees up to speed with a customized training curriculum that is not only effective, but also readily accessible either online, on-site or in a classroom at our factory.

Intelligent Video

Intelligent Video.jpgThere's nothing new about the use of video in parking facilities. What's new is the deployment of intelligent video systems that go beyond  license plate recognition. lnstead of merely recording randorn events, these "smart" video systems determine which events call for immediate action, then communicate that need to employees and/or management in real-time. The end result: enhanced customer service, increased facility wide security, and an overall improvement in operational efficiency.

Business Continuity

Business.jpgWhen you're trying to do it all--customer service, security, maintenance, cashiering with maximum efficiency, nothing trumps staying in touch with employees throughout your facility. Federal Signal's interoperable SmartMsgT. cornmunications platform offers an efficient, economical, facility wide strategy that enables you to reach  anyone, anywhere, and on any device--from phones and radios to PCs, PDAs and more.

Lifetime Turnkey Services

Lifetime.jpgWhile products are important, they're only one piece of the puzzle. Professional installation, preventative maintenance, and expert technical assistance from the factory, as well as the industry's best-trained, most knowledgeable distributor force...our goal is to deliver operational value over the entire life of your system.

Transaction Services

Transacion.jpgFederalAPD transaction services help you rnaximize the top and  bottom lines. Our loyalty rewards program increases revenue potential by building better relationships with your best customers. Credit card processing services that are targeted towards the specific needs of  the parking and transportation industries ensure operational efficiency while also boosting profits.

Valet Parking Systems

Valet.jpgFederal APD offers the latest technology to cover virtually every aspect of your valet parking operations. In addition to improvements in overall customer service, our systems can also help you reduce claims, trim labor costs, and even reduce the incidence of missing keys. In every case the solution is built in.

For more information please contact

Gabriella Chruchill
+1 708 534 3400 -7644
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