Supply side: Vision Engineering

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Vision Engineering is a true British success story in designing and manufacturing high quality microscopes, digital instruments, and metrology systems. The Surrey-based company is also now targeting strong business growth in its manufacturing services division

The UK has some pioneering engineering firms and one of those is Surrey-based Vision Engineering that was established as far back as 1958 by Rob Freeman MBE.

Based in Send, Woking, the company has a global reputation for designing and manufacturing the highest quality microscopes, digital instruments, and metrology systems that are used across a range of different applications and markets.

Meanwhile, a major and growing arm of Vision Engineering is it manufacturing services division that continues to expand and it recently invested in a new anodising facility to meet the needs and demand of its finishing customers.

Speaking to Machinery, Harry Curtis, Head of Vision Engineering’s Technology Exploitation Division, explains that demand has been strong for its ergonomic microscopes, digital microscopes, 3D inspection and non-contact measuring systems.

He says: “Vision Engineering is a UK manufacturing success story. Over 90% of our manufacturing output goes to export markets. At the moment we are seeing increased levels of interest in our exciting range of products both in our traditional markets and also in new markets globally, not only in relation to our best-known products like Mantis 3rd Gen and Lynx EVO, but also in our digital mono and stereo microscopes, and metrology systems.

“We’ve also seen growing interest for our unique Digital Stereo Visualisation Technology, Deep Reality Viewer, as customers increasingly understand the benefits of digital stereo image capture and real time sharing in terms of improved shared visual understanding, and the lack of a requirement to travel for multiple viewers to simultaneously see a stereo HD image.”

Vision Engineering is experiencing new trends in the marketplace but some things never change and that is demand for good image quality, ease of use and ergonomics which “never go out of fashion”.

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