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Adept Technology Recognized for Packaging Innovation Leadership at Food and Beverage Manufacturing Conference in Shanghai

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Leading Food Companies Gather to Discuss Growth Strategies and Sustainability Practices in the Asian Food and Beverage Market

Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, announced that it has been recognized by the Shanghai Food Association for its contribution towards the advancement of food safety with zero emissions and pollutants for manufacturers. Adept received the award at the Food and Beverage Green Manufacturing Asia 2012 (FBGMA 2012) this week held at the Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai in China. The conference is attended by leading food and beverage manufacturers who desire to grow their business using green practices in Asia. The event draws an international audience and will feature speakers from a variety of companies including Adept, Nestlé, Campbell Soup Co., Coca-Cola Bottlers Manufacturing Holdings Limited, and others.

During the conference, Adept was presented a Food & Beverage Green Tech Contribution Award after being nominated by the event organizer and selected by an expert panel of the Shanghai Food Association (SFA). According to Green Wisdom, the event organizer, the SFA investigated the performance of both Adept and Adept's Chinese partners in the region and determined that high-speed packaging solutions with Adept Quattro robots are a significant technology contributor towards the advancement of food safety with zero emissions and pollutants for the manufacturers.

The F&B Green Tech Contribution Awards for industrial manufacturing were inaugurated by Green Wisdom (Shanghai) Events in 2008, and are presented on an annual basis. The purpose of the awards is to encourage, acknowledge, and reward those individuals and companies who have introduced and developed a new idea, a new methodology, a new product, or a new technology for manufacturing production efficiency, cost effectiveness, user convenience, which might result in energy saving and more responsible clean manufacturing in the food & beverage industry.

Austong Intelligent Robot Technology is Adept's Preferred Packaging Partner in China. Austong's position in China as a leading provider of low-cost, high-performance, flexible, and innovative robotic and automated packaging solutions played a dramatic role in showcasing the Quattro robot's performance and the recognition of Adept for the prestigious award. 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.

The Shanghai Food Association (SFA) is a non-profit association for food safety professionals throughout the food supply chain industry with approximately 240 members.

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.
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