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HRH Princess Anne presents Vision Engineering with Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Vision Engineering Limited (Woking, UK) welcomed HRH, The Princess Royal to its Global HQ & Manufacturing facility in Send, Surrey, to present them with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its Lynx EVO ergonomic stereo microscope, used for quality control in many manufacturing sites around the world.
On arrival at the modern manufacturing site, The Princess Royal was met by Mr Michael Hayman, a Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey, who presented Mark Curtis, Managing Director of Vision Engineering.
HRH toured the facility meeting the 120 Send based staff, seeing a demonstration of the Lynx EVO stereo microscope and receiving a brief about the patented design.
HRH also used Vision Engineering’s recently patented and disruptive technology stereo digital viewer, DRV-Z1, the first stereo viewer worldwide not to need glasses or a headset.
The Princess Royal then heard about Vision Engineering’s 63 year history in Send and successful 90% exporting record, toured the extensive machine shop and high tech product assembly area, before presenting the Queen’s Award to Mr Curtis.
Mr Curtis invited The Princess Royal to plant a tree next to its wildlife pond, in support of The Queen’s Green Canopy Project, which honours Her Majesty’s 70 years of service to the Nation.
Mr Curtis commented ‘We are delighted to receive this, our third Queen’s Award from HRH, The Princess Royal for the technology and global commercial success Lynx EVO ergonomic stereo microscope. This award is recognition of the hard work and dedication of our UK and overseas based staff and of our continuing commitment to innovative instrument design and manufacture here in Surrey.’
About Lynx EVO
Lynx EVO was designed to increase productivity through superior ergonomics. Suitable for a range of applications – inspection, production, reworking, or anything else requiring magnification – 3D depth perception and bright, high resolution, high contrast images lets the user work comfortably and with greater concentration. Magnifications from 2.7x to 240x make it ideal for a wide range of applications.
About Vision Engineering Limited
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.
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