Who We Are
Gentex is a unique, profitable company that is vertically integrated in highly automated electronics, CMOS camera development and manufacturing, vacuum coatings, and glass bending and fabrication. We specialize in a broad spectrum of technologies and processes to deliver high quality products to the automotive, aerospace and fire protection industries. Neither our people nor our products are commodities. We develop and manufacture the best, and we work to hire the best people to make it all happen. Our highly automated manufacturing helps lower costs and allows us to keep technical and manufacturing jobs here in the United States. Would you like to join our innovative team?
The budget is only one part of the total solution as we develop products. Quality, efficiency, and scalability are vital elements in the equation we use to measure our long-term profitability.
Did You Know?
- Gentex's all-time record net sales increased by 50 percent to $816.3 million in 2010 compared with $544.5 million in 2009
- Gentex manufactures 85% of the world's auto-dimming rearview mirrors and sells them to every major automaker globally
- Nearly 80 percent of the Company's auto-dimming mirror unit shipments go to automakers headquartered outside the U.S.
- Gentex spends over $50 million annually on engineering, research and development
- The Company has a strong balance sheet with no debt
- Gentex has been on the Forbes "200 Best Small Companies" list in 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008
- Gentex shares have split 2:1 four different times
- State-of-the-art products are invented, developed and manufactured on our campus in Zeeland, Michigan
- We invest the extra time and effort to ensure that we have developed the most desirable products with the highest quality in partnership with our customers
- The Company has been presented with the most prestigious quality awards by its customers
- Gentex owns over 560 U.S. and foreign patents, more than 70 U.S. and foreign trademarks and has over 400 patent and 24 trademark applications in process