Design Pro

Designpro is a robotic solutions business which designs and builds mechanical, automated and semi-automated machines for assembly and production lines. The business was established in 2004 by Paul Collins who studied mechanical engineering at Sligo Institute of Technology. On leaving college, Paul worked with two of the major multinationals in the Shannon region i.e. Molex and Kostal, where he gained experience in toolmaking and machine building.


Since starting in business,  Design Pro have become a leading provider of provision automation and machine build services, with 32 client companies in the medical devices, pharma, electronics and automotive sectors. Design Pro have carved out a niche in the area of robotics and have recently completed the design and build of a customised robotic machine worth €1.5 million. They have an impressive list of blue chip clients such as Oral-b, ALPS, Molex, Tyco electronics, Boston Scientific and have strong international trade.