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1956 To avoid confusion with the name of another company, Verdon Roe changed the company's name to Vero Precision Engineering
Initially attracted many contracts from the Ministry of Defence and the infant nuclear industry. Later had to shift into more standardised products.
1959 Developed a programme-controlled turret-head drilling machine
Two of Vero's engineers came up with the idea of pre-made printed wiring, whch they used whilst making some electronic equipment for machine tool control. Somebody in the company (another report says it was Verdon-Roe) was sufficiently foresighted to appreciate the commercial potential of the idea, with the result that Veroboard became a staple for the electronics industry of the 1960s.
1959 US Patent application on a method of making wiring boards where an insulating board is provided with a regular pattern of strips of copper or other electrically conducting material bonded to the board and is perforated by a multiplicity of regularly distributed holes which extend at spaced intervals through the conducting strips, something which came to be known as Vero Board.
1961 Precision engineers and merchants and dealers in machines and other tools. 
1961 Formation of Vero Electronics.
1964 The Aviation Division of S. Smith and Sons (England) Ltd. purchased a second autodrill from Vero Precision Engineering Ltd., because the first one had proved so successful. On one order for 50-off navigational instruments the Company had shown a very favourable saving on tooling costs. The majority of tools concerned would have involved a large percentage of jig boring with a commensurate high hourly rate being charged
1969 Verdon-Roe left the UK to live in Portugal