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Benson Engineering

Benson Engineering is a wholly Irish owned Company established in 1980 by Tom and Betty Benson. Our 6500 square foot facility is set in scenic Killarney in the south West of Ireland, famous for its lakes and mountains.

We are certified to ISO 9001 and use automated Inspection Systems to assure Quality.

Aaron Benson . B Eng. MSc. (Managing Director)

Aaron Benson has 25 years of experience in manufacturing in Ireland , Germany and the U.K across diverse sectors such as Automotive, Pharmaceutical , Electronics, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and precision Engineering.
He holds a primary degree in Mechanical Engineering , a Master of Science in Lean Six Sigma Systems , both from the University of Limerick as well as a Diploma in Quality management from IT Tralee . He has worked in multiple Management roles in Design, Manufacturing and Quality .
He is also a certified Lead Auditor in ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 . He works on a contract basis as a third party Auditor for TUV SUD , DQS and NQA .

Tom Benson . BSc (Eng), MBA . (Technical Director)

Tom Benson is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Surrey, UK and founder of Benson Engineering Ltd. In Killarney, a founding member of the Irish Wave Energy Developers Association (IWEDA). Benson Engineering has developed its innovative wave pump through the early TRL gates, successfully tank testing the concept at 1/50th scale and 1/15th scale. Extensive experience has been gained in the wave energy field in numerical modelling, model building and tank testing. A ¼ scale model will be tested in the ¼ scale Smart Bay test site in the sea in Galway Bay Ireland in Q4 2015 and 2016. This device is fixed to the sea bed and driven by a point absorber buoy.

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