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about us

Aparna Chaubal

Aparna is your usual first point of contact. She has years of experience across customer service, conducting textile testing, technical analysis, and interpretation of test results. Aparna worked at RMIT Textile Testing Services in RMIT University, Melbourne for about two decades. Prior to that, she worked in technical and customer service roles at Universal Knitting Mills in Melbourne and TNT Group in India.

  • Diploma in Textile Technology - RMIT University

  • Bachelor of Commerce - University of Bombay, India

Pinakin chaubal

Pinakin brings in a length of experience across new product development, government procurement, quality assurance and textile testing. As the founding Manager of Testing & Consulting Services at RMIT University, he was responsible for setting up their textile testing facility as a commercial operation and running it successfully between 1993 and 2003. He has been a long time technical assessor for NATA in the fields of Chemical and Mechanical Testing and also contributed as a member of several Standards Australia Technical Committees. With management, engineering and technology focused work experience in the American garment industry and global automotive interiors industry, Pinakin offers his services to APN on a fee-for-service basis.

With APN Performance Testing, you get access to our comprehensive skills base and combined experience of over 50 years in addition to the technical expertise resident in our global laboratories.

  • Master of Textiles Engineering & Science - North Carolina State University, USA

  • Master of Management - Monash University

  • Chartered Fellow of the Textile Institute, UK (CText FTI)

  • Chartered Professional Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Australia (FIE Aust, CP Eng)

  • Cert. IV in Training & Assessment 

  • Listed on the Australian National Engineering Register

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