Quality Magazine

Cognex Corp. Declares Cash Dividend for Q3 2008

October 16, 2008

NATICK, MA - Cognex Corp. announces 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, 2008. This is Cognex’s twenty-second consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Cognex Corp. designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision sensors and systems, or devices that can "see." Cognex vision sensors are used in factories around the world to automate the manufacture of a wide range of items and to assure their quality. Cognex has shipped more than 450,000 machine vision systems, representing over $2.5 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Natick, MA, Cognex also has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Asia and Latin America.