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Cognex is the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, or computers that can "see." Cognex machine vision technology is used worldwide to perform automated inspection of materials that are manufactured in a continuous fashion such as metals, paper, nonwovens, and plastic film. The SmartView[R] family of inspection systems includes SmartView Paper, especially designed for use in the paper production industry.

Defect Detection, Identification, and Visualization

Paper manufacturers who use the SmartView Paper inspection system can rely on its advanced inspection technology for real-time detection of all defects on their web while special web inspection software can be easily configured to provide unparalleled, automatic identification and visualization of defects.

SmartView Web Inspection Systems For the Paper Industry

Cognex systems inspect more than 1,000,000,000 square meters of paper every day. Applications range from fine paper, to newsprint, to coated board. Incorporating the SmartView paper web inspection systems onto paper lines helps producers to cope effectively with the global economy shift that has affected the pulp and paper industry. The SmartView Paper system can help manufacturers to meet higher yield expectations and increase efficiency under high-pressure conditions. Key advantages offered by the SmartView system include:

* Increased process efficiency

* Improved product quality

* Maximized yield

* More thorough and accurate grading of materials

* Detection, identification, and visualization of defects before value-added processes

* Generation of inspection records

* Increased efficiency of post-processing

Dedicated Technical Professionals

Since 1981, the Cognex Corporation has achieved industry leadership by focusing its expertise exclusively on vision inspection technology. Cognex has a dedicated technical support team committed to providing all their customers with the highest levels of quality service.


Cognex Corporation

One Vision Drive

Natick, MA 01760-2059


Tel: (508) 650-4141

Fax: (508) 650-3344

Web site:


Cognex International:

Emmy Noether Strasse II

Karlsruhe, Germany 76131

Tel: +49-721-6639-0

Fax: +49-721-6639-599

Web site:


Cognex CKK:

Bunkyo Green Court

23rd floor

2-28-8 Honkomagome

Bunkyo-ku Tokyo

113-6591 Japan

Tel: +81-3-5977-5400

Fax: +81-3-5977-5401

Web site:



One Vision Drive

Natick, MA 01760-2059 USA

Tel: (508) 650-4141

Fax: (508) 650-3344
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Title Annotation:Worldwide Corporate Profiles: SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION
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Date:Jan 1, 2004
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