Cognex Machine Vision selected by manufacturer of inspection systems

OCTOBER 15--Cognex Corporation (Natick, MA; www.cognex.com) announced that Inex Vision Systems will integrate Cognex machine vision into its InSpect 100 and InSpect 500 package inspection systems.

Oct 15th, 2003

OCTOBER 15--Cognex Corporation (Natick, MA;www.cognex.com) announced that Inex Vision Systems, a supplier of automated inspection solutions for the consumer packaging industry, will integrate Cognex machine vision into its InSpect 100 and InSpect 500 package inspection systems. Inex Vision Systems designs, manufactures, and installs consumer packaging-inspection systems that are specially configured for each customer's application needs and manufacturing environment.

The InSpect 100 and 500 machines are general-purpose systems that can be deployed at various points on a packaging line to perform such tasks as detecting presence/absence, verifying assembly, or checking label integrity. Inex will rely on Cognex's In-Sight vision sensors to provide the systems' core vision capability.

Inex Vision Systems, one of the largest suppliers of glass-inspections systems in the world, is a multimillion dollar company that manufactures product-inspection systems that perform a wide range of tasks, from verifying label integrity, cap closure, and fill level to performing case inspection and verifying package integrity. Inex is a division of the German-based IWKA Group, an international network of companies with combined annual revenues in excess of 2 billion euros, that focuses on providing production systems for the automotive, consumer goods, and energy industries.

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can "see." Cognex is a leader in the machine-vision industry, having shipped more than 175,000 vision systems, representing more than $1.4 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981.

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