OMC expands portfolio with acquisition of Galway’s Most Established Consulting Engineers Practice

Creation of 20 jobs through national strategic growth planning

OMC Group a leading multidisciplinary consulting engineering company, has completed the successful acquisition of prominent consulting engineers business, James Roche Consulting Engineers, a venerable institution in Galway since the late 1970s.

The acquisition of James Roche Consulting Engineers, represents a significant addition to OMC’s portfolio. With four talented professionals joining the OMC Group, this strategic integration leverages synergies to enhance service offerings and solidify OMC’s position as a leader in the consulting engineering sector.

Looking ahead, OMC remains dedicated to its growth trajectory, with plans to complete two additional acquisitions in 2024. Additionally, the company’s expansion efforts are expected to create 20 new jobs nationally.

Founded in 2012 as Enda O’Malley and Associates, the company rebranded to OMC in 2023, signifying its evolution and dedication to excellence and innovation in professional consulting engineers services. OMC completed its first acquisition in late 2022 with the incorporation of O’Halloran Engineering, a pivotal milestone that laid the groundwork for future growth initiatives.

With a in house team of 18 dedicated professionals, OMC’s core business encompasses a diverse range of residential and commercial projects, delivering services in planning consultancy, environmental consultancy, structural design, building surveying, land mapping, assigned certification, fire and disability consultancy, mechanical and electrical consultancy, energy consultancy, and health and safety consultancy.

“We are delighted to welcome James Roche BE and his staff to the OMC Group. James Roche Consulting Engineers has been a well-respected and long established consulting engineers practise  within Galway since the late 1970s and his reputation and network will enhance OMC’s service offering throughout Galway, ” said Enda O’Malley, Founder and CEO of OMC. “This acquisition exemplifies our strategic approach to expansion, focusing on leveraging synergies and fostering growth opportunities. We are committed to retaining talent, fostering innovation, and creating new employment opportunities as we continue to strengthen our presence as a leading multidisciplinary consulting engineers company in the West of Ireland.”

OMC have offices in Clifden, Galway City and Dublin and oversee projects throughout Ireland. For more information about OMC and its services, visit www.omcgroup.ie.

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