Gentex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
ZEELAND, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 08/21/12 -- Gentex Corporation (GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist and driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, today announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 (13 cents) per share that will be payable October 19, 2012, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on October 5, 2012.
About the Company
Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation is the leading supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist and driver-assist systems to the global automotive industry. The Company also provides commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices to the North American fire protection market, as well as dimmable aircraft windows for the commercial, business and general aviation markets. Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the international Company develops, manufactures and markets interior and exterior automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize proprietary electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps. More than half of the Company's interior mirrors are sold with advanced electronic features, and more than 98 percent of the Company's net sales are derived from the sale of auto-dimming mirrors to every major automaker in the world. Visit the Company's web site at www.gentex.com.
CONTACT: Connie Hamblin 616/772-1800 WEBSITE: www.gentex.com
Source: Gentex Corporation