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Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

Area of Specialism - Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

Our Experts are here to help you do Better Business!

We offer practical support for your business through R&D projects, industry mentoring, specialist knowledge transfer & training services.

For the engineering industry we offer expertise in the following areas:

  • Process Design and Manufacturing
  • Product Design & Development
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Robotics

Laura Mc Girr

Laura McGirr ws

Expert in Product Design Engineering
Portadown Campus
M: 07767167165
T: 028 38397778
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Laura is a Design Engineer with experience in both the packaging and materials handling industry. She graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with an MEng honours degree in Product Design & Development and also holds a PGCE in Technology & Design from University of Ulster. A confident SolidWorks user with a sound working knowledge of product development, project management, design for manufacture and prototype production, Laura is also experienced in researching new technologies and holds several patents for work carried out in the packaging industry. She is passionate about improving design and manufacture through methods such as human centred design and lean production.

James Donnelly

James Donnelly

Expert in Product Design Engineering
Portadown Campus
M: 07841469512
T: 028 38397778
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James has considerable experience of all aspects of engineering from design right through to manufacture. James graduated from Ulster University with a MEng honours degree in Manufacturing Systems Management with a Diploma in Industrial studies. He has worked in various industries from sheet metal forming, concrete (design) to quarry & recycling. James is a confident user in both AutoCad & Solidworks software and has significant experience of project management, product design, design development and prototypes within the commercial sector. He has worked on various design projects over the years ranging from bespoke one-off design solutions to standard products for manufacture.


For further information on Support available for your Business please contact the i3 Team on 028 38 39 7778.

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