About us

Established in 1990, Killarney Precision Engineering Ltd (KPEL). trading as O’Carroll Engineering has built a reputation on a total commitment to quality and service. Our highly qualified staff (approx. 140+) utilise advanced software and facility resources to serve a number of differing partner clients and markets sectors in Ireland and UK.

While we specialise in industrial walkways and access systems as well as commercial feature stairs our partners come from diverse backgrounds, architects, contractors, modular build and off-site construction firms to crane manufacturers and engineering consultants.

We provide metal solutions for clients who value programme, cost savings, efficiency, speed, certification, accuracy, quality & time.

Working with our partners through early engagement, we leverage our advance technology and fabrication methods to ‘co-create’ solutions that will surpass their client expectations. .


• Unambiguous quotations
• Site surveys – including 3-D laser scanning ‘as built’ conditions
• Design & Structural Certification
• Detailed 3-dimensional drawings – BIM ready
• Accurate fabrications, delivered to fixed schedules
• Flat-pack & supply only options as well as installation when required


Our Resources

Our highly qualified dedicated team members are solutions driven and ensure O’Carroll Engineering resources are put to maximum use for our clients. This leaves clients free to concentrate on developing their businesses.

Within our approx. 7,500 m2 facility we house 140 employees working in a ‘lean’ environment of constant improvement using advanced software and machinery. We are BIM ready and combine our software capabilities to incorporate client drawing or utilise our 3-D scanner surveys to transform measurements into precision cut parts, ready for assembling. Both flat plate and tubular material laser cutting machines are used to ensure accuracy and quality.

KPEL also includes the Signature Stairs brand which is a range of contemporary metal stairs for the luxury house/apartment market in Ireland and UK. They also offer laser cutting of tubular materials as a service under the Laser Tube Ireland name.