We are specialists in high-tech optical / mechanical product manufacture.
Vision Engineering Manufacturing Services machine, manufacture and assemble precision mechanical and optical products and instruments in both our UK and USA facilities.
Our contract machining, manufacturing and assembly services provide access to leading-edge technologies and facilities, including dust-free clean rooms, temperature controlled calibration and state-of-the-art quality control facilities.
Manufacturing in the USA enables products to qualify as “Made in America” and similarly in the UK products qualify as EU manufacture.
Our Capabilities – Machining, Manufacturing and Assembly
- Two extensive machine shops (USA and UK)
- Materials experience in aluminium, iron, steel, brass, copper, nylon, plus a variety of plastics.
- Forms dealt with include bar, extrusions, castings, injections and press mouldings.
- Substantial experience of working coated and uncoated optical glass, substrates and plastic.
- Production controlled through an integrated MRP Systems which includes: Sales Order Processing, Stock Control, Bills of Materials, Job Costing, Production Control, Purchasing and Inspection, as well as multiple reporting functions.
Vision Engineering Manufacturing Services’ UK and USA machine shop houses an extensive, modern milling, turning and grinding capability (both CNC and manual), supported by state-of-the-art quality control facilities.
Additionally, a substantial tool room with skilled toolmakers provides prototyping and short run/small batch parts.
The UK multi-purpose Paint Shop facility is capable of refinishing a wide variety of materials including Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals along with a variety of plastics, paint processes include wet spray systems and powder-coating of any desired coating and colour.
Preparation processes include Sandblasting, deburring, fettling, aqueous and solvent degreasing along with masking solutions to suit all job requirements.
Product and Instrument assembly – UK and USA
Vision Engineering Manufacturing Services machine, manufacture and assemble precision mechanical and optical products and instruments in both our USA and UK facilities.
Vision Engineering Manufacturing Services’ contract manufacturing and assembly services provide access to leading-edge technologies and facilities, including dust-free clean rooms, temperature controlled calibration and state-of-the-art quality control facilities.
There are two modern assembly sites in Woking, UK and one in Connecticut, USA, both with a multi skilled and flexible workforce of over 60 personnel, with a wealth of experience in the assembly of high precision optical and mechanical instruments. Manufacturing in the UK enables products to qualify as of British or EU manufacture and similarly, USA manufacture ensures that products can qualify as “Made in America”.
- Capable of manufacturing and testing wire harnesses, PCB’s and complete assemblies e.g. PSU’s
- ESD and RoHS compliancy
- 24/7 burn and life test rigs
- Skilled fitters who manufacture complex measuring products from start to finish, using multiple tools and gauges
- Testing capabilities, measuring in fractions of microns
- Temperature controlled (20°C) calibration room
Optical Head / Zoom / Camera Section
- Multi skilled workforce involved in electro mechanical assembly, mechanical assembly and optical alignment of a variety of optical / CCTV and mechanical instrumentation zooms and mechanical assemblies
- Positive pressure clean room facility with laminar extraction cabinets
- UV curing ovens
- UV gluing machines
OEM Instrumentation Section
- Multi skilled assembly staff able to carry our short-run and varied batch electro-optical-mechanical assembly
Flow Manufacturing Section
- Multi skilled assembly staff specialising in higher throughput electronic, mechanical and optical assemblies First & Second Line Service
First Line Service
- Technicians in USA, Germany, France, Italy, Japan (in the field and in dedicated workshops). Offering service and annual calibration
- Second Line and Return to Base Service Technicians for more comprehensive repairs in UK and USA
Turning your ideas into reality
Good product idea, but need help with:
- Competitive manufacturing
- Aggressive global purchasing
- Sales channel development
- Distributor recruitment
Vision Engineering Manufacturing Services has helped many customers develop and exploit the potential of their ideas.