40.69
Real-Time Quote
 -0.29 / -0.71%
Today’s Change
26.77
Today|||52-Week Range
45.80
+6.57%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Electronic Technology
INDUSTRY
Electronic Production Equipment
MARKET CAP
$3.6B

Company Description

Cognex Corp. designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision and industrial ID systems, or devices that can 'see'. Cognex vision and ID systems are used around the world for a wide range of inspection, identification and guidance applications throughout the manufacturing and distribution process. The company operates through two segments: Modular Vision Systems and Surface Inspection Systems. The Modular Vision Systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets modular vision systems that are used to control the manufacture of discrete items by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing process. The Surface Inspection Systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets surface inspection vision systems that are used to inspect surfaces of materials processed in a continuous fashion, such as metals, papers, non-wovens, plastics, and glass, to ensure there are no flaws or defects on the surfaces. The company was founded by Robert J. Shillman, William Silver and Marilyn Matz in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, MA.

Contact Information

Cognex Corp.
One Vision Drive
Natick Massachusetts 01760-2059
P:(508) 650-3000
Investor Relations:
(508) 650-3256

Employees

Shareholders

Mutual fund holders55.87%
Individual stakeholders4.85%
Other institutional38.01%

Top Executives

Robert J. WillettPresident, Chief Executive Officer, COO & Director
Richard A. MorinChief Financial Officer & EVP-Administration
E. John McGarrySenior Vice President-Research & Development
Patrick A. AliasNon-Executive Director & Senior Vice President
William SilverSenior Vice President

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