ZEELAND, MI--(Marketwire - February 25, 2010) - Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors and commercial fire protection products, today announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 (11 cents) per share that will be payable April 16, 2010, to shareholders of record of the common stock at the close of business on April 8, 2010.

About the Company

Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) is an international company that provides high-quality electronic products to the global 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, the majority of which are sold with one or more advanced electronic features. Approximately 97 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: Connie Hamblin 616/772-1800 EXCHANGE: Nasdaq Global Select Market SYMBOL: GNTX WEBSITE: www.gentex.com