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    Cognex Corporation (CGNX)

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    Cognex Corporation
    One Vision Drive
    Natick, MA 01760
    United States - Map
    Phone: 508-650-3000
    Website: http://www.cognex.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Technology
    Industry:Scientific & Technical Instruments
    Full Time Employees:1,322

    Business Summary 

    Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes. It operates in two divisions, Modular Vision Systems and Surface Inspection Systems. The Modular Vision Systems division develops, manufactures, and markets modular vision systems and ID products that are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as cellular phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile wheels by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The Surface Inspection Systems division develops, manufactures, and markets surface inspection vision systems that are used to inspect the surfaces of materials processed in a continuous fashion, such as metal, paper, nonwoven, plastic, and glass. It serves factory automation, semiconductor and electronics capital equipment, and surface inspection markets. The company sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through a network of integration and distribution partners worldwide. Cognex Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Cognex Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2015 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 10.
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     PayExercised
    Dr. Robert J. Shillman , 68
    Founder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Culture Officer
    464.00K0.00
    Mr. Robert J. Willett , 47
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Pres of Modular Vision Systems Division and Exec. Director
    1.10M4.00M
    Mr. Richard A. Morin , 65
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin.
    643.00K1.36M
    Ms. Susan Conway ,
    Director of Investor Relations
    N/AN/A
    Mr. Todd Keebaug ,
    VP of Legal Services
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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