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  • Key Data

    Founded:

    1981 by Dr. Robert J. Shillman
    Co-founders: William Silver and Marilyn Matz

    Headquarters:

    One Vision Drive, Natick, MA  01760
    +1 (508) 650-3000
    Worldwide offices >

    Employees:

    1,100

    2013 Revenue:

    $354 million.

    What we do:

    Machine vision and industrial ID for manufacturing and automation

    Senior Management:

    Robert J. Shillman, Chairman
    Robert Willett, President & Chief Executive Officer
    Richard A. Morin, Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer    
    Senior Management Biographies ›

    Stock Information:

    Nasdaq:  CGNX
    Publicly traded since 1989

    The Meaning of “Cognex”

    Cognition Experts

    Typical applications:

    Error-proofing product assembly and other manufacturing tasks
    Detecting defects
    Identifying and tracking product parts
    Robot guidance
    Detecting surface defects in steel, paper and plastics