About Prior Scientific

For over 100 years, Prior Scientific has been manufacturing precision optical and electro-mechanical equipment and instrumentation.  Prior is a leader in the development of precision motion, automation, and optical systems, sub-systems, and components.  Key product lines include microscope automation equipment including high precision motorized microscope stages, automated slide and well plate loaders, Piezo nano-positioning systems, motorized filter wheels, high-speed shutters, laser autofocus systems, custom and OEM electro-mechanical and optical systems.

Prior’s integrated design and manufacturing facilities allow us to partner with Integrators and OEM’s and produce prototypes, custom-built products, and complete system solutions according to individual customer requirements for any application, including photonics, research, nanotechnology, medical devices, metrology, and semiconductor manufacturing.

Prior Scientific has manufacturing bases in the UK and USA, both ISO 9001:2015 certified, and additional regional offices in Germany, Japan, and China supporting its products worldwide.