Adept Technology, founded in 1983, provides intelligent vision-guided robotics and robotics services for use in assembly, handling and packaging processes. Its product lines include industrial robots, configurable linear modules, machine controllers for robot mechanisms and flexible automation equipment, machine vision, and systems and applications software. The company s markets include automotive, consumer electronics, consumer goods, food, industrial tooling, medical devices and pharmaceutical. Its customers include Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Seagate, Nortel, Corning, Siemens, Motorola, Nokia, IBM, Samsung, Honeywell, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Kodak, Boeing, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors and Electrolux. Adept Technology markets, distributes and supports its products directly and through channel partners. More than 20,000 non-captive robots and 30,000 Adept controlled robots are installed worldwide. The company has headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Livermore, Calif., and manufacturing facilities in Dortmund, Germany. It also has regional offices in Cincinnati; Southbury, Conn.; Quebec; Massy, France and Singapore.