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Adept Technology Adds New Distributor

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, announced today that it has added a new distributor, HTE Technologies, Inc. A full-service automation provider, HTE Technologies will market and support Adept's portfolio of industrial robots and autonomous mobile robots in Missouri, Kansas and Southern Illinois.

"We are pleased to welcome HTE Technologies as our newest distributor in the U.S.," said Rob Cain, president and CEO of Adept. "With over 50 years of experience in their marketplace, a team of automation product specialists and application engineers, and a well-equipped robot demonstration facility, we are confident HTE Technologies will be a successful partner for Adept's U.S. business."

Adept will be demonstrating the Adept Lynx Autonomous Intelligent Vehicle and the latest generation eCobra series 4-axis SCARA robots at HTE Technologies' World Series of Manufacturing event June 23rd at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.

Based in St. Louis, HTE Technologies is a specialized distributor that provides factory automation products to customers in Missouri, Kansas and Southern Illinois. The company has made significant investments in both Mobile and Industrial products, including test labs, which are fully outfitted with working equipment for hands-on training and proof of concept evaluation.

HTE Technologies President Kim Shearburn said, "Adept Technology is known for providing the highest quality robotics, powerful controls, advanced software, and for solving tough automation challenges with innovative solutions. Our new partnership with Adept Technology leverages Adept's robotic solutions with HTE's local robotics lab and engineering team to bring the latest in flexible robotic solutions to our customers across all industry segments. We are excited to be showcasing our new partnership with Adept Technology at our World Series of Manufacturing event June 23rd at Busch Stadium."

For more information about HTE Technologies, please visit www.htetechnologies.com.

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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