Adept Technology to Demonstrate Robotic Packaging Solutions That Deliver Productivity and Food Safety at Major Chinese Trade Show

Adept Partners With Austong Intelligent Robot Technology to Showcase High-Speed Packing Solutions at the ProPak China 2012 Show

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jul 16, 2012 -- Adept Technology, Inc. ADEP 0.00% , a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be demonstrating to China's food industry professionals how the Adept Quattro(TM) s650H robot, when integrated within high-speed automated packaging applications, can help increase productivity and food safety. This capability will be showcased in Booth #5C45 at the ProPak China 2012 event in Shanghai, China from July 18-20, 2012. Adept's exhibit stand will feature Quattro robots in two high-performance, flexible handling demonstration systems with integrated vision-guidance and conveyor-tracking technologies.

Adept's stand is located in the PMMI area of ProPak 2012. PMMI is a North American trade association of 560-plus member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and related converting machinery, machinery components, and packaging containers and materials in the United States and Canada.

Adept's preferred packaging solutions provider in China, Austong Intelligent Robot Technology Co., Ltd., will be demonstrating their high-speed carton packing system utilizing the Adept Quattro robot. The Adept Quattro s650H is a parallel robot specifically designed for high-speed manufacturing, packaging, material handling, and assembly applications. It is the only robot in the world that features a four-arm rotational platform, which delivers maximum speed, maximum acceleration, and exceptional performance across the entire work envelope. The Adept Quattro enables companies to maximize the throughput of their production lines. Powerful compact controls and embedded amplifiers simplify installation and reduce the factory area required for the work cell. The speed and precision of the Quattro robot combined with its acceptance by the USDA for meat and poultry processing make it the perfect choice for raw food handling, flexible packaging, material handling, kitting, and assembly applications where performance is key to decision-making.

ProPak 2012 is China's premier processing and packaging technology trade show celebrating its 18th year. The show takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from July 18-20, 2012 and will be co-located with China BevTek 2012 and China DairyTek 2012. According to the show organizer, China International Exhibitions Ltd., a common theme for exhibitors at this year's show is for smaller and faster packaging technology that is greener and more environmentally friendly for manufacturers of all products in China. With the rising cost of labor and increasing concern from Chinese consumers for product safety and quality, demand has grown significantly for the latest packaging technology from Chinese producers of everything from food and beverages and pharmaceuticals, to consumer packaged goods and industrial products. More information is available at .

About Austong Intelligent Robot Technology Co., Ltd.

Austong Intelligent Robot Technology Co., Ltd. is the leading low-cost solutions provider in China for high-performance, flexible, innovative robotic and automated packaging solutions. Austong serves the consumer products, pharmaceuticals, food, dairy, and beverage industries with state-of-the-art automation technology, quality workmanship, and reliable service and support. Led by a management team with over 20 years of experience in helping Chinese and global manufacturers improve their production efficiency and consistency, Austong has the highest international engineering and design standards for quality, workmanship, and performance. Its corporate headquarters, including engineering and manufacturing, is centrally located in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, China. More information about Austong is available at .

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 Packaging, Medical, Disk Drive/Electronics, and Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at .

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