Excellence is a requirement,
not a choice.

Our Story

Founded in 2001 by Hugh McDermott, David Monaghan and Laurence McDermott, from the beginning, the PRO Stainless philosophy has been to strive for excellence. On every project, 100% client satisfaction is the goal.

The full PRO Stainless team of 100+ employees has been built with this in mind, seeking experts in all areas, to ensure that the best people are working on your project with the ability to see and create smart solutions and the ingenuity to solve challenges as they arise.

PRO Stainless is a team of expert engineers, designers, fabricators, project managers and installers, who know stainless steel inside out, and care about delivering your project on-brief, on-budget and on-time.

Led by a team of experienced engineers

Laurence McDermott: Founder - Technical & Innovation Director

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With a Mechanical Engineering degree, 25 years’ experience in project management roles (G.E., Microsol and Intel) and experience of production engineering processes, quality procedures and budgetary controls, Laurence has...

With a Mechanical Engineering degree, 25 years’ experience in project management roles (G.E., Microsol and Intel) and experience of production engineering processes, quality procedures and budgetary controls, Laurence has expert knowledge of mechanical and control systems and is an experienced leader whose main focus is on delivering company strategy and implementing company policy.

David Monaghan: Founder - Commercial Director

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David has a BBS degree from the IPA, three years in Sales & Marketing in Germany and extensive experience in the electronics, software, medical and hospitality industries (Siemens, Attachmate, DeRoyal, Schmidt Industries)....

David has a BBS degree from the IPA, three years in Sales & Marketing in Germany and extensive experience in the electronics, software, medical and hospitality industries (Siemens, Attachmate, DeRoyal, Schmidt Industries). Commercially minded, energetic and enthusiastic, David uses his strengths to develop strong customer relations.

Hugh McDermott: Founder - Managing Director

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Hugh has an extensive industrial background, with qualifications in metal fabrication, AutoCAD design, mechanical systems and installations & maintenance, as well as previously employment as a Business Manager for an...

Hugh has an extensive industrial background, with qualifications in metal fabrication, AutoCAD design, mechanical systems and installations & maintenance, as well as previously employment as a Business Manager for an engineering firm. In total, Hugh brings more than 25 years’ experience in the stainless and structural steel industries, as well as a huge drive to deliver projects to successful completion within budget and on-time.

State Of The Art Facilities

Based in Co. Louth, Ireland, we have built a large production facility with the latest equipment and skilled staff for custom profiling, punching, high-end polishing and precision cutting. Additionally, we have the capability to advise and deliver on precise measurements, as within our facilities we use calibrated equipment.

Convenient location to serve The UK & Internationally

PRO Stainless manufacturing facilities are based outside Ardee, Ireland, just 35 minutes away from Dublin airport. Our strategic location between Belfast and Dublin and our proximity to both their airports and seaports, means that we can ship to anywhere in Ireland, the UK or Europe, with a minimum of delay. For standard orders, we can have a pallet shipped to the UK in 24 hours.

Their work on-site is world class, best we've seen.

Project Manager, Pharma Company, Ireland

Careers With PRO Stainless
Marketing Executive with language skills

13 February 2020

We’re seeking a polyvalent, flexible, market aware, marketing executive. The ideal candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-moving environment and bring additional structure to the marketing, business development and sales aspects of the company.

Metal Fabricator

13 February 2020

Join our team as our next Metal Fabricator and get the opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people, and work in a positive, motivated work environment that offers lots of on-the-job training and coaching.

Mechanical Design Engineer

11 March 2020

The key focus of this role is to ensure that all project designs and associated documentation are produced to the highest standards. To ensure product quality, attention to detail, mitigation of costs, on time delivery and optimum customer satisfaction. The successful candidate will be able to calmly manage multiple tasks under pressure and be able to prioritise these quickly and effectively. Participation to improve product quality, cost and lead time is an integral part of this remit.

Master Scheduler / Design Manager

23 April 2020

We have an exciting role for an enthused Master Scheduler/Design Manager, who will work as part of a management team – Estimating, quality, design, production, contracts and scheduling.

Sheet Metalworking Apprenticeship

19 June 2020

Join our Apprenticeship Programme to train to become a Sheet Metalworker. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, hard worker to develop skills, build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values all of its employees.

The Sheet Metalworker’s job involves:

  • marking out, cutting, punching and forming/bending patterns on flat sheet metal up to 4mm thick using stainless steels; and
  • joining and assembly using self-secured joints, riveting, fasteners, flanging, welding, soldering and brazing as well as incorporating the appropriate finishing techniques i.e. grinding, sanding, polishing.

(The next 3-month trial period will commence in October 2020.)

Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship

19 June 2020

Join our Apprenticeship Programme to train to become a Metal Fabricator. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, hard worker to develop skills, build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values all of its employees.

The Metal Fabricator’s job includes:

  • the reading of drawings; and
  • measuring, marking out, cutting and welding materials using different processes and assembly techniques.

(The next 3-month trial period will commence in October 2020.)

Our Clients

PRO Stainless Designs and I-Form set their sights on a metal winning performance

PRO Stainless Designs and I-Form at Dublin City University embark on an ambitious 3-year R&D partnership to develop higher-performance stainless-steel finishes.

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