Martin McVicar is the Managing Director of a globally successful Irish material handling solutions business based in Co Monaghan. His career in engineering started with a summer job at Moffett Engineering, a truck-mounted forklift manufacturer. Martin became Moffett’s Chief Engineer before age 20 and when the company was sold in 1997, he set up Combilift together with Robert Moffet.
Combilift is a specialist forklift & straddle carrier manufacturer producing a wide range of customised handling solutions, all of which are designed for the safe, space saving and very productive handling of the long and bulky loads. We developed a niche product for the material handling sector for handling long and awkward loads. His career highlights include been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the age of just 29. Martin continues to develop new additions to the Combilift range of products and to travel widely to explore new markets and applications for this ingenious product.