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                                                    SEC FILE NUMBER  0-24989
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                                 UNITED STATES
                            Washington, D.C. 20549

                                  FORM 12b-25

                          NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

        (Check One): [X] Form 10-K  [_] Form 20-F   [_] Form 11-K
                     [_] Form 10-Q  [_] Form N-SAR

       For Period Ended: June 30, 2003

                     [_] Transition Report on Form 10-K
                     [_] Transition Report on Form 20-F
                     [_] Transition Report on Form 11-K
                     [_] Transition Report on Form 10-Q
                     [_] Transition Report on Form N-SAR

       For the Transition Period Ended:

         Read Instructions Before Preparing Form. Please Print or Type.

    Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has
                   verified any information contained herein.

     If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above,
            identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:


                        PART I - REGISTRANT INFORMATION

                         AMERICAS POWER PARTNERS, INC.
                            Full Name of Registrant

                           Former Name if Applicable

                              710 NORTH YORK ROAD
           Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)

                               HINSDALE, IL 60521
                            City, State and Zip Code


                       PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense
and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should
be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

    | (a)  The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form
    |      could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
    | (b)  The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on
    |      Form 10-K, Form 20-F, 11-K, or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof, will
    |      be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the
[X] |      prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report of transition
    |      report on Form 10-Q, or portion thereof will be filed on or before
    |      the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
    | (c)  The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule
    |      12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


                              PART III - NARRATIVE

     State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K,
10-Q, N-SAR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed
within the prescribed time period.

                         (Attach Extra Sheets if Needed)

The Registrant has not completed all of the necessary work needed to comply with
all of the disclosure requirements of Form 10-KSB for the year ended June 30,
2003. Accordingly, additional time is required in order to complete this work.
The Registrant is working to complete this work and file its Form 10-KSB as soon
as possible.


                          PART IV - OTHER INFORMATION

(1)  Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this
           JEROME P. FRETT                630                  325-9101
     ----------------------------    --------------    -------------------------
               (Name)                 (Area Code)         (Telephone Number)

(2)  Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of
     the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company
     Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that
     the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is
     no, identify report(s).                                [X] Yes  [_] No

(3)  Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
     from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by
     the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion
     thereof?                                               [_] Yes  [X] No

     If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively
and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable
estimate of the results cannot be made.


                         Americas Power Partners, Inc.
                 (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.

Date  SEPTEMBER 26, 2003                By  JEROME P. FRETT
    ------------------------------        --------------------------------------
                                            Corporate Controller

INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant
or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the
person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the
statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative
(other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative's authority
to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.


  Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal
                       Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).

                             General Instructions

1. This form is required by Rule 12b-25 (17 CFR 240.12b-25) of the General
   Rules and Regulations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
2. One signed original and four conformed copies of this form and amendments
   thereto must be completed and filed with the Securities and Exchange
   Commission, Washington, D.C. 20549, in accordance with Rule 0-3 of the
   General Rules and Regulations under the Act. The information contained in or
   filed with the form will be made a matter of public record in the Commission
3. A manually signed copy of the form and amendments thereto shall be filed
   with each national securities exchange on which any class of securities of
   the registrant is registered.
4. Amendments to the notifications must also be filed on form 12b-25 but need
   not restate information that has been correctly furnished. The form shall be
   clearly identified as an amended notification.
5. Electronic filers. This form shall not be used by electronic filers unable
   to timely file a report solely due to electronic difficulties. Filers unable
   to submit a report within the time period prescribed due to difficulties in
   electronic filing should comply with either Rule 201 or Rule 202 of
   Regulation S-T ((S)232.201 or (S)232.202 of this chapter) or apply for an
   adjustment in filing date pursuant to Rule 13(b) of Regulation S-T
   ((S)232.13(b) of this Chapter).

Last update: 10/8/2002