Who We Are
DesignPro Automation is an award winning automation company that consists of a multiskilled team of design engineers and precision automation specialists with a passion for creating technically advanced solutions.
Based in Limerick, Ireland we are an Irish owned company who pride ourselves on being at the forefront of technology and innovation in the automation industry. With an extensive range of in-house departments, we offer one of the largest machine build facilities in Ireland.
Our customers’ goals are deeply important to what we do. We collaborate closely with you to advance and improve your manufacturing environment. Unlike many of our competitors, we keep our design, manufacturing and installation processes in-house this helps us to ensure that your new automated system will integrate smoothly and efficiently into your operations.
As technology advances, we advance along with it. We identify, test and integrate the smartest technology so that your solution is future-proof. Through our expertise and innovative automation solutions, we deliver sustainable competitive advantages to our customers.
We understand that every project is unique. We collaborate closely with our clients and adapt to suit your specific needs.
We build strong working relationships through our open approach and detailed project documentation.
Pushing boundaries to elevate the manufacturing industry and deliver you the best possible solution.
Embracing new technologies, partnerships and processes so that we can offer competitive, cutting-edge solutions.
Since 2004, we have developed a reputation in the MedTech sector as a successful, dedicated and flexible automation partner to some of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers.
We provide a complete turnkey solution, which includes problem analysis, design, prototyping, build, validation, installation and post install support.
At Ireland’s inaugural national Apprentice of the Year Awards our Manufacturing Engineer, Máiríde Bennis wins the Apprentice of the Year Award in the Engineering category.
Further and Higher Education Minister Simon Harris congratulated Mairide on her finalist’s award, and paid tribute to the 11 other finalists who were selected out of 187 nominees from every county in Ireland.
In the first year of the IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards we took home the award for “Industry Research Partnership Of The Year”!
For this particular accolade we teamed up with the University of Limerick & KUKA Robotics UK & Ireland to further develop a robotic solution to endoscopy that aims to improve patient safety. A special mention must also be made to the late Dr. Paul O’Byrne, who was the brainchild of this concept – a true pioneer for medical advancements.
What a rollercoaster! Our team hits record numbers, we win not 1, not 2, but 3 awards – European Business Awards, Deloitte Fast 50 and ”Best SME” at the Limerick Chamber Regional Awards.
September saw the announcement of our new Robotics branch and we celebrate 3 years as an Official Industry Partner for KUKA Robotics.
In February 2017 we are successful in securing H2020 Phase 2 funding and support for a €2.7 million project. Out of 171 applications in our category, of which only 9 were funded, our application was the highest ranked in our topic.
Having been nominated by Ernst and Young we are invited to put in an application for the Best SME award at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards. Following months of hard work and dedication from the team on the new expansion we are thrilled to be announced as overall winners on the night.
The official opening of our new premise at the Rathkeale Industrial Estate, Co. Limerick, Ireland is attended by the team, local community, press and important public and political figures. At 110,000ft² this new building means we are the largest machine building facility in Ireland and opens up huge opportunity for new projects and expansion.
Up against 30,000 other applicants and impressive competition, DesignPro wins the Overall National Enterprise Award in 2013, catapulting the company to a wider audience and generating a massive influx of enquiries, opportunities and business.
Ensuring quality and safety standards are complied with at all times is paramount here at DesignPro Automation. Our dedicated quality department ensures that correct documentation, reporting and procedures are followed so that your machine and process meet the necessary standards.
We are fully certified under ISO 9001:2015, comply with and perform CE Marking services and validation to GAMP 5 level.
Get in touch today to see how we can help you with your next automation project.