Cognex is the world's leader in machine vision. The company’s vision sensors and systems are used in factories around the globe to guide, inspect, gauge, identify and assure the quality of a wide range of items during manufacturing. Since its founding in 1981, Cognex has shipped more than 750,000 systems representing over $3 billion in cumulative revenue. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Asia and Latin America.