Vision Engineering

Vision Engineering Ltd is a global leading-edge manufacturer of unique ergonomic stereo microscopes and non-contact measuring systems.

Woking, United Kingdom

About Vision Engineering

About Us

Renowned for pioneering optical design, Vision Engineering’s microscope and metrology systems perform to the highest standards, often exceeding customer expectations.Engineers and scientists worldwide use our high quality systems for a wide range of magnification, inspection and measurement applications in industrial, materials and life science markets, across a wide range of industries.


Since its formation in 1958, Vision Engineering has become one of the world's most innovative and dynamic microscope manufacturers, with offices across Europe, Asia and North America, as well as a fully trained global distribution network.


Vision Engineering continues to lead in optical innovation with new technologies under development.


Vision Engineering holds world patents for its unique eyepiece-less optical technologies, which remove the need for conventional binocular microscope eyepieces. Superior ergonomics offers unrivalled operator benefits, increasing productivity and reducing costs.

Export and Distribution

Vision Engineering has an established network of over 120 stock holding and fully trained distributors globally. Our experienced export team provides on-going support to our distributor network and welcomes new distribution opportunities. With over 80% of manufacturing output exported, the company recognises the importance of building strong distributor relationships globally, supported through worldwide offices.

The company is now sharing its expertise offering contract design and manufacturing service, from product design, prototyping, manufacture, assembly, logistics to commercialisation of precision optical and mechanical products and instruments. Designed in Britain, Vision Engineering’s hightech UK and USA manufacturing facilities ensure our customers’ benefit from high quality solutions. High quality microscope manufacturing process.


A substantial R&D programme has been the key to success, ensuring that products are continually developed to meet customers’ ever more stringent demands.

Vision Engineering is a certified ISO 9001:2008 company. Customers’ value the high quality of Vision Engineering’s inspection and measurement systems that have be proven in the most demanding applications.

Extensive quality management processes enable the company to measure and maintain the highest levels of quality across the company. An approved supplier performance scheme ensures this quality is maintained throughout our supply chain partners.

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ISO: 9001:2008

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