Adept Technology Announces Global Preferred Food Primary Packaging Partners

Adept Technology Announces Global Preferred Food Primary Packaging Partners

Adept Preferred Partners Deliver Innovative, Fully Integrated Primary
Packaging Solutions for Protein, Produce, and Confectionary Sectors

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile
solutions and services, today announced partnership agreements with an initial
six preferred primary packaging system integrators. The Adept Preferred Food
Partners include JMP Engineering of Canada and the United States, Adaptpack of
Australia, Scansource of Denmark and Chile, Mar of Brazil, Euro-Cri of France,
and Han Shin of Korea.

Selected for their advanced technical capabilities and knowledge base, these
Adept partners define, configure, and deliver fully integrated solutions using
Adept robots, software, and grippers to increase speed and efficiency on the
packaging line.

"Our experience has convinced us that Adept's tools utilize the most efficient
and innovative technology available," comments Vincent Capron, Managing
Director for Euro-Cri of France. "For example, the new SoftPIC silicone
SoftPIC grippers conform to shapes and provide a direct vacuum path to
product, which allows for exceptionally gentle handling and reliable operation
at very high speeds. The company's technology and tools provide the
flexibility, dexterity, and speed food processors need to reduce costs and
increase throughput while fully complying with both government and customers'
internal sanitization guidelines."

"We believe that with our tools and our preferred packaging partners Adept
offers the most effective and efficient food-focused hardware and software
solutions available today," says Glenn Hewson, senior vice president of global
marketing for Adept Technology, Inc. "Integrators who understand the
intricacies of upstream and downstream packaging are key to delivering the
perfect solution for food processors. Our partners have the depth of knowledge
and experience to fully integrate and optimize customer efficiency and
throughput in order to maximize ROI."

Adept will be exhibiting its SoftPIC grippers at Pack Expo in Las Vegas NV
September 23 – 26 in the JMP Engineering booth, number S6998.

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous
mobile solutions and services that enable customers to achieve precision,
speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging,
testing, and logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of
high-performance motion controllers, application development software,
vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms with
autonomous capabilities, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics
systems and services to high-growth markets including Medical, Electronics,
Food and Semiconductor; as well as to traditional industrial markets including
Machine Tool Automation and Automotive Components. More information is
available at www.adept.com .

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CONTACT: Press and Industry Analysts:
         Glenn Hewson
         Adept Technology, Inc.
         858 699 3909 (voice)
         925 960 0452 (fax)
         glenn.hewson@adept.com

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