COGNEX

Case Study:
Enterprise Planning

Helping Companies Improve Product Quality
While Reducing Manufacturing Costs

Ready Today, Prepared for Tomorrow with SAP Analytics Cloud

Location

Natick, MA

Products/Services

Vision systems, software, sensors,
and industrial barcode readers

Industry

High tech

Employees

2,000

Revenue

$811 Million

Location

Natick, MA

Products/Services

Vision systems, software, sensors,
and industrial barcode readers

Industry

High tech

Employees

2,000

Revenue

$811 Million

Featured Solutions and Services:

SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP S/4HANA

Cognex represents the future of manufacturing in many respects. As the world’s leading provider of vision systems, software, sensors, and industrial barcode readers for automation, they help companies improve quality, eliminate production errors and optimize costs. For consumers, this translates into high-caliber products at affordable prices.

Typical applications for Cognex “machine vision” include detecting defects, monitoring production lines, guiding assembly robots, and tracking, sorting and identifying parts. Another way of putting it: They thrive at the center of Industry 4.0, also known as “The Industrial Internet of Things.” Learn how strides in analytics are paving the way.

Before:

Challenges and Opportunities

Case Study Enterprise Planning

Why SAP and VantagePoint

After:

Value-Driven Results

12%

Year-over-year revenue growth in 2020, a record for the company

Number of image-based products Cognex has shipped since its founding in 1981

Customer Testimonials

“We’re now on an upgraded path for the future without turning to heavy software customization, which facilitates scalability and seamless updates.”

MARK BARNES

Director, Business Intelligence, Cognex Corporation

“Switching to SAP has led to many advantages. Accurate data is accessible in real-time, for example, without manual intervention, which reduces the potential for error.”

DIANA FERREIRA

OTC/Financial Lead, Cognex Corporation

Customer Testimonials

“Switching to SAP has led to many advantages. Accurate data is accessible in real-time, for example, without manual intervention, which reduces the potential for error.”

DIANA FERREIRA

OTC/Financial Lead, Cognex Corporation

“We’re now on an upgraded path for the future without turning to heavy software customization, which facilitates scalability and seamless updates.”

MARK BARNES

Director, Business Intelligence, Cognex Corporation

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