Cognex Signs 400th Channel Partner

  • August 03, 2010
  • Cognex Corporation
  • News
August 3, 2010 - Cognex announced that The Electrical Equipment Company of Richmond, Virginia, USA has become the company’s 400th channel partner. The Electrical Equipment Company is a provider of electrical supplies and automation equipment throughout the southeastern United States. Cognex channel partners are an international network of equipment and automation providers trained to sell, install and support Cognex machine vision products. The network consists of Cognex Automation Solution Providers (ASPs), which are locally-based suppliers providing a wide range of factory automation products to customers, and Cognex Partner System Integrators (PSIs), a network of automation experts that can provide full system integration services. "Our unique global partner network works in parallel with the Cognex direct sales and support organization to help us deliver the exact type and level of service that each of our customers prefers,” said Peter Neve, Vice President of Global Marketing for Cognex. “All of our partners are very carefully selected from the top providers in their regions. We are very pleased to welcome Electrical Equipment Company as our 400th global partner.” Commenting on becoming a Cognex partner, Mark Fox, Regional Manager for Electrical Equipment Company said: “We are very excited to be able to offer vision and ID products from the market leader to our existing customers, and to have the opportunity to expand our business by supplying Cognex products to a wide range of new customers in our region.” About Electrical Equipment CompanyElectrical Equipment Company (EECO) sells a complete line of electrical supplies, AC motors, DC electric motors, and industrial automation equipment, as well as offers electric motor repair. EECO experts guide customers toward industrial energy savings. From high efficiency motors to retrofit lighting with energy saving lamps, EECO has a solution for every business. About CognexCognex Corporation 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 is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 500,000 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, Massachusetts, Cognex also has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Learn More

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