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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

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Scientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees:1,305

Business Summary 

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes. The company develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision products that are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. Its products include VisionPro, a software suite that provides various vision tools for programming; displacement sensors with vision software for use in three-dimensional application; In-Sight vision systems that perform various vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; Checker vision sensors that perform single-purpose vision task; In-Sight vision sensors; ID products, which are used for reading codes that are applied on discrete items during the manufacturing process, as well as have applications in logistics automation for package sorting and distribution; and DataMan ID readers, as well as barcode scanning software development kits. 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 May 1, 2016 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Dr. Robert J. Shillman , 69
Founder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Culture Officer
Mr. Robert J. Willett , 48
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Pres of Modular Vision Systems Division and Exec. Director
Mr. Richard A. Morin , 66
Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin. and Sec.
Ms. Susan Conway ,
Sr. Director of Investor Relations
Mr. Todd Keebaug ,
VP of Legal Services
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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.
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