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Vision Engineering reinforces UK manufacturing base with Milturn acquisition

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 recently 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.”

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