Adept Technology Acquires MobileRobots

Pleasanton, Calif. -- Adept Technology, a provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, has agreed to acquire MobileRobots Inc., which provides autonomous robot and automated guide vehicle (AGV) technologies.

The acquisition of MobileRobots equip Adept's global sales channels with autonomous robots and associated technologies that will enable the company to address the needs of the production logistics markets.

"With this acquisition, Adept strengthens its ability to develop and deliver highly flexible automation solutions aligned with the needs and demands of our target markets," said John Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology, Inc. "We are clearly focused on removing the challenges and costs associated with manual and less sophisticated means of moving critical components through production environments in a flexible manner and MobileRobots extends this value proposition beyond our industry’s traditional application areas.”

“Joining Adept and leveraging their resources and international sales infrastructure will enable the MobileRobots team to capitalize on the over fifteen years of investment into developing technologies and solutions for markets with clearly defined needs,” said Jeanne Dietsch, CEO and co-founder of MobileRobots Inc.

The acquisition of MobileRobots expands Adept's automation presence in markets including industrial, commercial, medical, research and academia and will contribute to continued innovation in the automation of logistical processes.

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