Vision Engineering, a 64 year old British leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality visual instrumentation and a significant supplier of machined components/sub assembly services to other industrial sectors, has today announced the acquisition of Milturn Precision Engineering, of Hinckley, Leicestershire, a precision engineering specialist.

The acquisition of Milturn fulfils a strategic objective to significantly improve Vision Engineering’s position global position as a leading designer and manufacturer, by adding scale and capability to the company’s existing UK and USA manufacturing base.

Established in 2001 and one of the first UK firms to achieve ISO 9001 2015, Milturn Precision Engineering has 21 highly skilled machinists and anodisers specialising in high quality components, including high performance lens cases for the optical /movie/ camera industries, marine and automotive engineering and high end shop/hotel fitting, Milturn also has an anodising facility to improve the quality and durability of finished components.

Mark Curtis, Vision Engineering CEO said

The strategic acquisition of Milturn Precision Engineering strengthens Vision Engineering’s global manufacturing capability, and improves our ability to deliver high quality precision manufactured parts, assemblies and finished products to our combined existing and new customers.  It also consolidates our Manufacturing Services division with substantial high end milling, turning and anodising skills and experience.  ”

Ian Mustard, Milturn Owner and Director said

Milturn has worked with Vision Engineering for years and I know their commitment to highly skilled operators, whether machinists or anodisers, producing quality components. We have built up a demanding, high end customer base in specialised sectors .I am confident that Vision Engineering will implement strategy and investment to take Milturn Engineering and Bowfran, our anodising division, forward and continue the success built on the capabilities of our staff.”

Vision Engineering Ltd is a multinational designer and manufacturer of innovative, patented ergonomic stereo optical and digital instruments; used for inspection, manipulation, measurement and analysis of manufactured parts, by the world’s leading manufacturers and their suppliers.

Vision Engineering’s contract manufacturing division offers a comprehensive contract manufacturing service. Staffed by a team of experienced designers and engineers, customers can access our latest technology and benefit from bespoke design and commercialisation packages.

Founded in 1958 and wholly British owned, Vision Engineering’s Global HQ, design and manufacturing facilities are based in state-of-the-art modern premises in Woking, Surrey, UK, with extensive manufacturing facilities in the UK and US. Regional sales and technical support offices are located throughout North America, Europe and Asia, supported by a fully trained network of distributors.

About Milturn Precision Engineering Ltd

Milturn Precision Engineering premises

Milturn is a privately owned sub contract machine shop, founded in 2001 , with a wholly owned anodising division (Bowfran Anodising), based in Hinkley, Leicestershire and Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

The Milturn group specialises in turned and milled components, often with a range of anodised finishes. Milturn’s long term customer base consists of manufacturers in a variety of industries, such as professional film camera, seagoing marine, automotive, high end shop and hotel fitting and others, who are characterised by a requirement for reliable, well finished components for intensive use, sensitive or harsh environment conditions

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