About Us

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Gallagher Tool & Instrument is a Women-Owned Small Business.

Dr. Anne-Katrin Gallagher, General Manager

Dr. Gallagher is a research mathematician and former university professor. After spending 20 years in academia as a complex analyst, she now divides her time between managing the family business and continuing her research in Several Complex Variables. For more information on her mathematical works, see here.

Ed Gallagher, Chief Engineer

Ed Gallagher started his career as a tool-maker and machine builder at various automation houses in the mid-west and on the east coast. After earning a BSE from NCSU, he remained in the automation industry, working for various machinery OEMs in the industrial automation, life sciences, and aerospace sectors.

Our Partners

We rely on EM Interface to provide deep expertise in motion control, process development and control, and human safety. They create value in all project life cycle phases, starting with the planning phase, and continuing through implementation and commissioning.

Our Core Values

Quality Management:

  • Quality Management Policy incl. quality manual, system level procedures, and work instructions

  • Financial Management Policy incl. documented policy & controls, FAR compliant expense pooling

  • Project Planning & Control

Systems Engineering:

  • Requirements Management

  • Configuration Control

  • Change Management

  • Risk Management

  • Lifecycle Management

Our Core Capabilities

Process Development:


  • Assembly

  • Contact Insertion

  • Metrology


  • Filament Winding

  • Temperature Control

  • Converting

  • Critical Cleaning

  • Metrology


Remote / On-Site Project Management

Hardware Development:


Mechanical Automation

  • Cam Driven Mechanism

  • Tool Steel Mechanism

  • Indexing

  • Walking Beam

  • Power and Free

Motion Control

Machine Control

  • PLC Programming

  • Touchscreen HMI

  • Vision

  • Control Panels: Design & Build in-house

  • UL-508: Design & Subcontract

  • Embedded / PC based

Life Sciences Instrumentation