Cognex Receives Recognition from Automation World

NATICK, MA - January 12, 2012 - Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, announces that it was voted as a "First Team" supplier of machine vision in Automation World magazine's Leadership In Automation 2011 program.

Votes came from a combination of online participation in the publication's Leadership In Automation (LIA) profile section on, and a year-long e-mail poll with unaided recall.

"The AW Leadership In Automation program recognizes your hard work serving and listening to your customers, commends your investment in research and development, and reinforces what your brand means to the marketplace," said Jim Chrzan, Publisher.

The January 2012 issue of Automation World will feature Cognex's achievement.

About Cognex

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision and industrial ID systems, or devices that can "see." Cognex vision and ID systems are used around the world for a wide range of inspection, identification and guidance applications throughout the manufacturing and distribution process. Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision and industrial ID industries, having shipped more than 700,000 systems, representing over $3 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Japan and Latin America. For details, visit Cognex on-line at


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