We are a family owned business which operates out of five manufacturing sites in Ireland and one in Pennsylvania, USA shipping world wide daily. The group produce over 20,000 cylinders each week and employ over 1000 people in County Carlow, Ireland. The Burnside group was founded in 1974 by Paddy Byrne and his three brothers Jimmy, Tom and Anthony. In 1988, PB Machine Tech was founded by Paddy Byrne, his daughter Lily Holmes and sons Pat & Paschal Byrne. Originally opened to supply components for cylinders, PB Machine Tech grew rapidly to also make hydraulic cylinders, foot pumps and actuators.