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Adept Announces New Packaging Robots

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

LIVERMORE, CA — Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced its two newest packaging robots which the company will be showcasing at the upcoming Pack Expo International Show being held November 9-13 in Chicago, Illinois. The Adept Cobra s850 SCARA and the Adept Quattro s650H parallel robots are the newest robots in the company’s full line of packaging automation products. The robots will be featured on the company’s booth #E-6934.

"The Pack Expo show is the premier packaging show for manufacturers looking for the latest innovations in packaging,” said John Dulchinos, president and chief executive officer for Adept Technology, Inc. “Manufacturers looking to package faster, better and more cost effectively shouldn’t miss the show and the unique capabilities of these two new robots.”

The Adept Cobra s850 robot is a high-payload SCARA mechanism designed to handle heavier packaged goods. It features a longer Z-stroke or reach for more flexible case and carton loading in packaging applications. The Adept Quattro s650H is the company’s newest parallel robot designed for stringent hygienic environments. The robot is ideal for safe food-handling applications and is designed to handle parts up to 6 kg.

Additionally at the show Adept products will be featured on R.A. Jones & Company’s booth # S-830. R.A. Jones & Company is one of Adept’s preferred packaging partners. The RA Jones booth will feature two complete packaging lines integrated with an Adept Cobra s850 SCARA robot, an Adept Cobra s850 SCARA inverted robot, an Adept Viper s850 Inverted 6-axis robot and dual Adept Quattro s650 parallel robot.

R.A. Jones of Covington, Kentucky is part of the Oystar Group one of the world’s largest suppliers of packaging machinery. More information can be found on their website at

About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robotics systems and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing and other automated processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Disk Drive/Electronics and Semiconductor/Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at

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