Adept Technology to Host North American Automation Industry Summit

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PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services, today announced that it will host its North American Summit 2013 event in Pleasanton, CA October 15 - 17, 2013. The automation conference will feature industry leaders, real-world case studies, live automation demonstrations and a chance to network with automation leaders. Speakers will include food processors, industrial manufacturers and industry experts. Major themes include integration of industrial and fully-autonomous mobile vehicles and the shift from hard automation to flexible, lean manufacturing techniques in the food industry.

"We are very excited to be hosting this event which will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and opportunities in robotics, meet with leading Adept end-users and solution providers alike and view live demonstrations," said Rob Cain, president and CEO for Adept Technology, Inc. "It will be an excellent forum to connect with peers and some of the top U.S. manufacturers."

To see the full agenda and to register please go to www2.adept.com/conference2013.

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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