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Gentex Corp. (GNTX)

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Gentex Corp.
600 North Centennial Street
Zeeland, MI 49464
United States - Map
Phone: 616-772-1800
Fax: 616-772-7348

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Industry:Auto Parts
Full Time Employees:3,801

Business Summary 

Gentex Corporation is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; variable dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors; automotive electronics; and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and visual signaling alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial establishments, as well as in residential applications. The company sells its fire protection products directly and through manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, and electrical wholesale houses, as well as to the original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. Gentex Corporation was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

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Corporate Governance 
Gentex Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2014 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Fred T. Bauer , 71
Founder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Steven R. Downing , 36
Chief Financial Officer, VP of Fin. and Treasurer
Mr. Paul V. Flynn , 49
VP of Operations
Mr. Bruce Los , 58
Sr. VP
Mr. Mark W. Newton , 54
Sr. VP, Sec. and Director
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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