PLEASANTON, Calif., May 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions, and services, today announced that it has entered the Southern European market on a direct basis by hiring Marco Mina as a sales engineer covering Italy.
"Adept is pleased to welcome Marco Mina to our sales team," said Ruediger Winter, Adept director of European sales. "Marco has extensive robotics experience and a wide range of industry contacts. There is an active automation market in Italy. Bringing Marco on board is a significant step toward increasing Adept's penetration in the region and will also allow us to give additional support to our existing customers."
Marco Mina has over 20 years of experience in the robotics business and most recently worked for Italian machine manufacturer and Adept distributor ARS Srl as technical manager.
About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot 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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