Adept signs robot distributor in Argentina | Automation.com

Adept signs robot distributor in Argentina

LIVERMORE, Calif. - July 24, 2007 - Adept Technology signed an exclusive agreement with Buenos Aires Technology to distribute the company's full product line in Argentina. At the same time the company announced the receipt of the first direct customer order from Argentina for a high speed robotic packaging line for specialty candies.

Under the terms of the agreement, Buenos Aires Technology will be the exclusive distributor for Adept's complete portfolio of robotics, controls, vision and software products, including the innovative Adept Quattro s650 packaging robot throughout Argentina. The candy packaging line will use the high speed Adept Cobra s800 robots and the compact Adept SmartController platform with integrated vision and conveyor tracking, to individually pack specialty chocolates.

"We are pleased to be aligned with Buenos Aires Technology as our distribution partner in Argentina," said John Dulchinos, President and COO of Adept Technology. "This robotic packaging line shows that the speed and flexibility of today's robotics makes them a cost effective alternative to manual packaging - even in lower cost labor markets."

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; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components.

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