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Adept Technology Expands Distribution Channel in Japan

August 6, 2009

PLEASANTON, CA -- Adept Technology Inc., a provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced it is expanding its distribution channel in Japan. Adept has signed Nihon Kizai as its newest distributor to cover the Japanese market. Japan is the world's largest robotics market according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).

"As a trading company specializing in automatic control devices, Nihon Kizai has had great success in multiple industries in the region where the need to increase production, improve efficiency and lower costs has manufacturers increasingly seeking robotic solutions," says John Dulchinos, president and chief executive officer for Adept Technology Inc. "With this partnership we will continue our expansion initiative into this region and Nihon's customers will benefit by having access to the Adept state-of-the-art automation products designed to improve the manufacturing process."

Nihon Kizai distributes pneumatic systems and instruments, fluid control devices, mechatronic products, image processing systems and products, and various other devices. The company's products and related solution technologies are utilized in multiple industries including automotive, electronic, semiconductor, food and medical industries.