Adept Technology Adds New Distributor

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, has added a new distributor, Applied Controls, Inc. A full-service automation provider, Applied Controls will market and support Adept's portfolio of industrial robots and autonomous mobile robots in the United States' mid-Atlantic region.

"We welcome Applied Controls as our newest distributor in the U.S.," said Rob Cain, president and CEO of Adept. "Applied Controls are robot experts responsible for sales in the mid-Atlantic region. With their staff of knowledgeable product specialists, engineers and a well-equipped robot demonstration facility, we are confident Applied Controls will be a successful partner for Adept's U.S. business."

Based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Applied Controls is a distributor that provides factory automation products to customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. To best support customers, the company has made significant investment in demonstration products and expansive test labs, which are fully outfitted with working equipment for hands-on training and proof of concept evaluation.

Applied Controls President Richard Gehring said, "Adept Technology is known for providing the highest quality robotics, powerful controls, advanced software, and for solving tough automation challenges with innovative solutions. We are excited to partner with a company of this caliber."

For more information about Applied Controls, Inc., please visit www.appliedc.com.

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot 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 medical, electronics, food and semiconductor; 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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CONTACT: Media Contact:                  Ann Keffer         Adept Technology, Inc.         925-245-3453         ann.keffer@adept.com                  -or-                  Tracy Getz         Getz PR, LLC         541-928-8996         tracy@getzpr.com                  Financial Contact:                  Seth Halio         Adept Technology, Inc.         925-245-3400         seth.halio@adept.com

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