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Adept Technology Signs New Preferred Packaging Partner

Adept Technology, Inc.

Partnership With Eagle Technologies Group to Provide Advanced Custom Packaging Solutions

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb 11, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it has signed Eagle Technologies Group of Bridgman, Michigan as its newest Preferred Packaging Partner (PPP). Adept and Eagle Technologies will actively work to advance the capabilities and cost effectiveness of robotic packaging solutions. 

"Our PPP program offers customers access to the most experienced automation packaging expertise available and Eagle Technologies' reputation and experience makes them a natural fit for the program," said John Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology, Inc. "We look forward to working together to develop the most efficient and comprehensive packaging solutions available." 

"Adept's advanced robot and vision technology coupled with our automation expertise will allow us to address the most challenging packaging applications," said Michael Koziel, vice president of Eagle Technologies Group. 

Adept's Preferred Packaging Partner (PPP) program is designed to provide customers with access to an experienced channel for the company's major high-speed robotics initiative in the North American packaging market. The program, which began with an initial set of five well-established providers of packaging systems develops solutions around Adept's complete packaging product portfolio including ACE PackXpert(tm), Adept's new packaging automation software for the rapid development and deployment of packaging applications, and the Adept Quattro(tm), the world's fastest packaging robot. Preferred Packaging Partner companies actively work with Adept to advance the capabilities and cost effectiveness of robotic packaging solutions in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and consumer goods markets. 

About Eagle Technologies Group
Eagle Technologies Group is a leading automation systems provider providing its customers with quality equipment and services for their assembly, test, vision, robotics and material handling system needs. Founded in 1995 the company is dedicated to meeting and exceeding its customers' automation requirements. Eagle Technologies' advantage comes from knowing how to combine standard components, tools and work cells, the latest innovations and proven technologies in the optimum configuration. More information is available at www.eagletechnologies.com

About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robotics systems and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing and other automated processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Disk Drive/Electronics and Semiconductor/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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