ZEELAND, MI--(Marketwire - October 13, 2008) - Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) announces the following webcast:

What: Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Call

When: October 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. EDT


How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at http://www.gentex.com. To access the replay, click on Investor Information Audio Archives.

Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) is an international company that provides high-quality products to the worldwide automotive industry and North American fire protection market. Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the 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. Many of the mirrors are sold with advanced electronic features, and approximately 96 percent of the Company's revenues are derived from the sales of auto-dimming mirrors to nearly every major automaker in the world.

Contact Information: Contact: Lisa Richlich Investor Relations 616-772-1590, ext. 4207 Fax: 616-772-7348 Email: