CGNX - Cognex Corporation

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Cognex Corporation

One Vision Drive
Natick, MA 01760
United States
508-650-3000
http://www.cognex.com

Sector : Technology
Industry : Scientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees : 2,124

Key Executives

Name Title Pay Exercised Year Born
Dr. Robert J. Shillman Founder, Exec. Chairman & Chief Culture Officer 15.99k N/A 1947
Mr. Robert J. Willett CEO, Pres & Exec. Director 562.11k N/A 1968
Ms. Sheila M DiPalma CPA Sr. VP of Corp. Employee Services & Corp. Officer 343.8k N/A 1967
Ms. Laura Ann MacDonald Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Controller N/A N/A 1969
Ms. Susan Conway Sr. Director of Investor Relations N/A N/A N/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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. Currency in USD.

Description

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes worldwide. It provides machine vision products, which are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The company offers VisionPro software, a suite of patented vision tools for advanced programming; Cognex Designer that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical flowchart-based programming environment; and Cognex ViDi, a deep learning-based image analysis software. It also provides general-purpose vision systems for vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; and vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts comprising In-Sight product line of vision systems and a range of 3D vision systems. In addition, the company offers ID products comprising DataMan image-based barcode readers and barcode verifiers, as well as vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications. It sells its products to customers in the consumer electronics and automotive industries, and semiconductor and electronics capital equipment markets through direct sales force, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Cognex Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 25, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) . Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.