PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP),a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, announces the introduction of the new Adept ClamPAC™ at Pack Expo booth #S-1454. This robotic Packaging Automation Cell, which gently packs clamshells into cases at high speeds, is designed to reduce the total cost of ownership by delivering a standardized, fully-integrated solution that can be dropped into any line. ClamPAC reduces the food processor's integration complexity and deployment time while providing the flexibility, dexterity and speed of a world-class robotic solution.
Key to the unique design of ClamPAC solutions are the new SoftPIC™ grippers and graspers. Adept selects the ideal SoftPIC grippers or graspers specifically for each customer's range of products. Made of soft silicone that conforms to the shape of the clamshell, SoftPIC grippers provide a direct vacuum path to the product, helping the system achieve gentle handling and reliable operation at very high speeds. For lines that package multiple clamshell sizes and/or designs, the SoftPIC grippers can be changed in less than two minutes.For more information on the ClamPAC, SoftPIC, and other packaging related products, visit http://www.adept.com/solutions/packaging-solutions. 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 http://www.adept.com. The Adept Technology logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5387 All trade names are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP PhotoExpress.
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