Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX)

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Electronic Technology
Electronic Production Equipment

Company Description

Cognex Corp. provides vision systems, vision software, vision sensors and surface inspection systems used in manufacturing automation. It also provides industrial ID readers. 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 and ID products to automate the manufacture and tracking 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) 650-3353



Mutual fund holders57.60%
Individual stakeholders4.86%
Other institutional35.28%

Top Executives

Robert J. WillettPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Richard A. MorinCFO, Secretary & EVP-Administration
E. John McGarrySenior Vice President-Research & Development
Patrick A. AliasNon-Executive Director & Senior Vice President
Carl GerstVice President & Business Unit Manager-ID Products

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