About Us

In 1985, Bill Walsh opened the doors of McDowall Engineering, a family owned and operated company, then operating in a modest size building at McDowall, Brisbane, Queensland & specialising in robot mig welding.

Bill, (Managing Director) and his sons, Brett (Administration Manager) and Kevin (Engineering Manager) together with their production team provide their customers with 100+ years of accumulated industry knowledge, excellent service and superior quality Australian made products.

McDowall Engineering (abbreviated MCDE) benefits from Bill’s knowledge acquired as a result of his Diploma in mechanical / electrical engineering and his previous 20-year partnership in running the world’s second largest wedge wire screen manufacturing facility located in Virginia, Queensland.

Nowadays, McDowall Engineering is a vastly diversified company to that of 1985.

McDowall Engineering Specialise in :

  • CNC Machining.

  • Pulleys.

  • Trailer suspension components.

  • Winches.

  • Repetitive engineering including press work, welding, machining, etc...

  • Design and manufacture of custom machinery for all industries.

  • Shaped wedge wire profile production as used in the mining & irrigation industry.

  • Robot mig welding, incorporating our 6 axis Robot Welder for both external & in-house volume welding production.

McDowall Engineering provides customers with one on one interaction. We also provide engineering expertise & production capabilities you would expect from a much larger engineering establishment.


MCDE is an abbreviation of McDowall Engineering