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SMF Engineering Ltd. based in Portlaw, Co. Waterford was established in 1994 by John Buggy and Eoin Coffey. The company specialises in providing precision sheet-metal fabrication services to all sectors.

SMF Engineering has grown considerably in recent years, and due to continued success and expansion currently employs 20 full-time staff supplying sheet-metal fabrication and light engineering services.

In order to continue to improve and upgrade, we have recently expanded into a new facility and invested in state of the art equipment.


SMF has built its reputation on quality and is ISO 9001:2015 certified to streamline its quality assurance process and meet the increasingly stringent demands of the marketplace.

SMF is fully committed to ISO 9001:2015 which ensures:

  • Assured quality system.

  • Traceability from raw material to finished product.

  • Excellent customer service.

  • Streamlined production planning.

  • Up to date information at each stage of production.

  • Records of non-conformances.

  • Rigorous and continued training for our staff.


Our Trusted


The company's success has been driven by its commitment to first class customer service, with emphasis placed on quality of manufacture, dedicated staff and short lead times. Our emphasis on quality has led to our growing reputation and client list.

Meet The Team

We recognise that quality is everybody's business and that communication, training, knowledge and information have vital roles to play in the achievement of superior quality goods. Both Eoin Coffey and John Buggy bring considerable experience to the company. Between them they have over 40 years experience in the sheet metal industry.


Eoin Coffey

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John Buggy

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Bernard Buggy

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Financial Director

Customer Service

Our aim is to build close long-term relationships with all our customers. We deliver personal attention and planning to all our customers, so that each project is carefully managed. We also keep customers up to date on their project as they move through the production process.

SMF always strives to meet the customer's delivery requirements, aims to be flexible so that we can turnaround orders as quickly as possible, even in emergency situations where deadlines may seem impossible.

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Prompt Quotation
& Consultation

We understand the need to respond quickly to your requests and ensure that quotations are returned to you promptly so that you can process them. Our engineering department is always on hand to offer advice and consultancy on product design and can help to reduce costs and make the finished product more manufacturing friendly.

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