About Us

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

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.


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.

Renowned for pioneering optical design, Vision Engineering’s microscope and metrology systems perform to the highest standards, often exceeding customer expectations.

High quality microscope manufacturing process

Designed in Britain, Vision Engineering’s hightech UK and USA manufacturing facilities ensure our customers benefit from high quality solutions.

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.

Export and Distribution

With over 80% of manufacturing output exported, the company recognises the importance of building strong distributor relationships globally, supported through worldwide offices.

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.


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.


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


Customers value the high quality of Vision Engineering’s inspection and measurement systems that have been proven in the most demanding applications. Extensive quality management processes enables 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.

Vision Engineering is a certified ISO 9001:2008 company.

Vision Engineering is a certified ISO 9001:2008 company.

Registered Office: Send Road, Send, Woking, Surrey, GU23 7ER, England, Registered in England Company No: 599506 VAT Registration No: GB 2113258 14

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