2008 Press releases

  • Cognex to Present at Needham & Company Growth Conference


    NATICK, MA, December 22, 2008 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) is scheduled to present at the Needham & Company Eleventh Annual Growth Stock Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY.  Dr. Robert J. Shillman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cognex, will discuss the more

  • Cognex Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan


    NATICK, MA, December 5, 2008 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a Shareholder Rights Plan.   Dr. Robert J. Shillman, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cognex, stated, “The Board believes that a Shareholder Rights Plan enhances more

  • New Software Announced for Cognex DataMan ID Readers


    Cognex® Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems and industrial ID readers, today announced new software that expands the decoding capabilities of the DataMan 100 vision-based ID readers and provides additional code support for all models in more

  • Cognex Announces Cost-Cutting Measures


    NATICK, MA, November 13, 2008 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) today announced that it has taken meaningful steps to cut expenses to help ensure that it will continue profitable operations during these difficult economic times. The reduction in expenses was accomplished through a number of different more

  • Cognex Appoints Thomas F. Nash as President of Its Surface Inspection Systems Division


    Natick, MA, November 3, 2008—Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world’s leading supplier of machine vision systems, announced the appointment of Tom Nash to the position of President of the Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD).  Mr. Nash reports to Dr. Robert J. Shillman, Chairman and CEO more

  • Cognex Declares Cash Dividend for Q3 2008


    NATICK, MA, October 15, 2008 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) announced today that the company’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share.  This dividend is payable on December 12, 2008, to all shareholders of record at the close of business on November 28, more

  • Cognex Expands Inspection Capabilities of Checker Vision Sensors


    Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems and vision sensors, has expanded its Checker vision sensor product line with the Checker® 252 model. The 252 includes all inspection capabilities of the award-winning Checker more

  • Cognex Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call


    NATICK, MA, September 25, 2008 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) will release earnings for the third quarter of 2008 on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 after the market closes and will host a conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.  The earnings release and conference call are scheduled to more

  • Enhancements Announced for Cognex VisionView


    Versatility, simplicity, and flexibility …. that’s VisionView™. This low-cost operator display panel for Cognex
    In-Sight® vision systems has been enhanced with an array of new features.  It is now easier than ever to monitor the production process and change vision system parameters more


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