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Adept Technology to Participate in Solar Industry Event in Shanghai China

Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept to Present Innovative Solar Automation Technologies at China’s Most Comprehensive Photovoltaic Event Focused on Global Partnerships 

PLEASANTON, Calif.- March 03, 2010, Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be presenting its innovative robotics and software solutions at the SOLARCON China 2010 show in Shanghai China, March 16-18, 2010. The event is expected to draw 40,000 qualified industry professionals, where the US Department of Commerce is coordinating and actively promoting a seminar showcasing automation technologies and solutions available from Adept and industry partners located in China, Taiwan, and Korea.

”We are very excited to be such an active participant in this major solar industry event in China, where the PV industry has become one of its fastest growing manufacturing sectors. With China’s major initiatives and investments towards becoming a global leader in renewable energy technologies and creating new domestic markets for consumption of renewable energy products, an event like SOLARCON is critical for helping domestic PV manufacturers in the development of strategic global partnerships,” said Hai Chang, managing director of Asia operations for Adept Technology, Inc. “The expected attendance at this event is also a testament to the investments being made throughout Asia in alternative energy business and the industry’s eminent recovery.”

The seminar, entitled “Automation for Crystalline Silicon Solar Manufacturing” will be held within the SOLARCON China 2010 show on March 17th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm in hall W4, meeting room W4-M6. The following organizations will present on the latest automation technologies and benefits for crystalline silicon solar manufacturing:

  • Adept Technology, Inc., USA
  • CASTEC International Corp., Taiwan
  • Second2None Machine Vision Systems Co., Ltd., China
  • YS-ThermTech Co., Ltd., Korea
  • Beijing Golden Spring Technology Development Co., Ltd., China

The seminar will focus on how technologies such as parallel linked robots, the latest in vision processing and innovative line management can be combined to obtain yields unavailable through manual or conventional methods of cell handling. It is expected that over forty major wafer and cell manufacturers from China, Taiwan and other Asia countries will be represented at this event.

The SOLARCON China 2010 event takes place on March 16-18, 2010 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. As the China solar photovoltaic industry’s most comprehensive event, SOLARCON China 2010 showcases the complete PV industry supply chain, from materials and equipment, to solar cells, modules, systems and installation for both commercial and consumer applications. The event is organized by the SEMI PV Group. More information about SOLARCON China 2010 can be found at www.solarconchina.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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