MMG Welding is an Irish marine engineering and manufacturing company based in Killybegs. Established in 2005 by Martin McGuinness, MMG Welding are experts in coded welding and marine fabrication providing a support service to the marine, off shore construction and off shore renewable industries. The business won Best Overall Business at the Donegal Enterprise Awards in 2018 and was awarded the Regional prize at the 2018 National Enterprise Awards.
MMG manufactured the patented Compact Gangway Systems designed to provide safe vessel access and storage solutions for vessels. This system is fast becoming an essential part of the safety equipment, featuring a unique folding mechanism which adjusts automatically with tide/pier levels. The range includes a new innovative design the Vessel to Vessel Gangway (V.T.V.) which enables personnel to safely cross over from one vessel to another. This product won a European Commercial Marine award at the Innovation Showcase held at Seawork 2019. Currently in use across Europe. Clients include Fugro, Svitzer and XOCEAN.
Vessel to Vessel Gangway (V.T.V)
Pier to Vessel Gangway (P.T.V)
Compact Gangways are now in use nationwide and across the UK. The range includes the Vessel to Vessel Gangway (V.T.V.) which enables personnel to safely cross over from one vessel to another. This product won a European Commercial Marine award in the Marine Equipment, Electronics & Materials Category at the Innovation Showcase held at Seawork 2019.
MMG Welding works closely with Donegal Local Enterprise Office and has secured funding over the years via Business Expansion Grants, a Feasibility Grant, an Agile Innovation Fund and a Technical Assistance Grant. The company also redesigned its website with the help of a Trading Online Voucher.
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LEO Financial Supports
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