Established in 1967, Prime Engineered Components ( has two state-of-the-art facilities in Connecticut that manufacture precision turned products for industries ranging from aerospace to automotive. In its Watertown facility, Prime manufactures approximately 800,000 parts per week, primarily for automotive industry customers. Each part has to be flawless, or Prime runs the risk of costly and time-consuming returns, as well as strained relations with its customers. Using the compact, flexible, and economical BOA vision system from Teledyne DALSA, Prime has met its goal of 100% quality while making inspections easier for programmers and users alike to implement.