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Adept Technology Receives Major Order From Packaging Automation Solution Partner in Australia

Adept Technology, Inc.

Walls Machinery Places Order for Two Dual OctoLoader Systems With Adept's Octomation Group in Denmark

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that Walls Machinery has secured an order for two dual OctoLoader systems inclusive of four Adept Quattro s650H robots to automate secondary packaging operations for a leading shelf ready food packaging company. As an Adept Preferred Partner, Walls Machinery is working closely with Adept's engineering team in deploying systems from the company's recently acquired Denmark entity.

"Adept is extremely excited to have Walls Machinery as its partner in providing high-performance packaging solutions to the Australian market," said Rush LaSelle, director of global sales and marketing for Adept Technology, Inc. "Sam Walls and company continue to extend their leadership in the packaging market and we are pleased that they have once again demonstrated the benefit of advanced food handling technology to their clients with the recent selection of Adept's Octomation technology.

"Walls Machinery has built its business through innovation and experience which proved critical aspects in our customer's selection of Adept's OctoLoader system," said Sam Walls, Operations Manager for Walls Machinery. "We're confident that Walls Machinery will continue its legacy of providing high-value and exceptional service to its clients in the packaging industry by partnering with Adept and utilizing their innovative products for high-speed intelligent handling."

About Walls Machinery Pty. Ltd.

Established in 1934, Walls Machinery is a family-owned company specializing in the supply, service and design of packaging machinery solutions. The company is dedicated to providing quality products, service and support servicing Australasia with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, as well as Auckland, New Zealand. A diverse range of industries are catered to including pharmaceutical, beverage, cosmetic, industrial and food (including dairy, bakery, pastry, confectionery, etc). More information about Walls Machinery is available at http://www.wallsmachinery.com.au/Home.htm.

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 www.adept.com.
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