Quality Magazine

Adept Technology Expands Distribution into Mexico

October 8, 2008

LIVERMORE, CA - Adept Technology Inc. announced its expansion into the Mexican market for its products and the signing of Automatizaciones Garco S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey, Mexico, as an exclusive distributor for Mexico. Mexico currently has an extremely fast growing food packaging market requiring high-speed automation solutions.

Under the terms of the agreement, Automatizaciones Garco S.A. de C.V. will be the exclusive distributor in Mexico for Adept's complete portfolio of robotics, controls, vision and software products.

‘‘Garco is having great success in the food and medical packaging sector where both cleanliness issues and the rising cost of manual labor are forcing manufacturers to seek robotic solutions to historically manual processes,’‘ says John Dulchinos, president and CEO for Adept Technology Inc. ‘‘With this partnership we will continue our expansion initiative into this region and Garco’s customers will benefit by having access to the Adept product line that is ideally suited for the food and packaging sectors.’‘