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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
Fax: 508-650-3333

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Scientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees:1,077

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. The company serves customers in factory automation, semiconductor and electronics capital equipment, and surface inspection markets. Cognex Corporation sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through a network of integration and distribution partners worldwide. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

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Corporate Governance 
Cognex Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Dr. Robert J. Shillman , 67
Exec. Chairman and Chief Culture Officer
Mr. Robert J. Willett , 46
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Pres of Modular Vision Systems Division
Mr. Richard A. Morin , 64
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin.
Ms. Susan Conway ,
Director of Investor Relations
Mr. Todd Keebaug ,
VP of Legal Services
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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