Allied Automation is dedicated to the development, design and Precision Engineering of custom automated equipment for many of the world’s leading Medical Device and Life Science companies.

Founded in 1998, the company was built on a foundation of expertise in high Precision Engineering, and we now partner with many of the world’s most progressive manufacturing companies.

Our objective is to provide innovative solutions to our customers, from initial consultation all the way through to expert delivery and commissioning of high precision engineering solutions.

We help our customers to become successful through leading edge efficient production techniques. To make this possible, we invest time and expertise in developing a clear understanding of their requirements.

We have developed an in-house team with all the skill sets necessary to complete each project, giving us complete project control.

Today we employ a team of 26 across our different functions of:

  • Mechanical Design
  • Precision Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Control & Safety Systems
  • Documentation
  • R&D
  • Business Development

We have to date successfully delivered over 500 Precision Engineering projects, making us one of the strongest and most experienced Automation solution providers in Ireland, with clients in Ireland & the UK, mainland Europe, USA and the Middle East.


Brendan Walsh

Brendan Walsh

Managing Director

Allied Automation co-founder Brendan Walsh has 15 year’s experience in precision toolmaking and tool design. He has over ten year’s experience working in multinational organisations in Engineering Design & Management roles. Brendan founded a tool design, toolmaking and machine build business in 1988 before going on to co-found Allied Automation with Dermot O’Brien in 1998. He brings many years of experience in high precision industrial automation and machine development to his role.

 Dermot O'Brien

Dermot O'Brien

Technical Director

Dermot is a graduate of the University of Limerick where he earned a degree in Production Management in 1994. He has over 10 year’s experience in the mechanical design of industrial automation & project management. A co-founder of Allied Automation with Brendan Walsh, Dermot completed the Business Development Program with the IMI in 2004. With over ten year's experience in the development of concepts & proposals, Dermot combines a technical background with responsibilities in business development and marketing.


"We are totally satisfied with the solution Allied Automation has made for us; the project was delivered exactly to our specifications and has matched our expectations."


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