APRIL 19--Adept Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA), a manufacturer of flexible automation for the fiberoptics, telecommunications, and semiconductor industries, has signed Modular Automation, an assembly-automation company based in the United Kingdom, as a Preferred Photonics Partner. As an Adept Preferred Photonics Partner the company will develop complete photonics manufacturing solutions based on Adept automation products, focusing on fiber preparation and handling applications. The agreement is intended to give Adept customers customized turnkey solutions based on Adept's NanoBonder, NanoStage, and NanoCell photonics automation tools.
Since its formation in 1975, Modular Automation has become a respected contributor to the manufacturing supply chain in both the United Kingdom and international markets. The company is headquartered in Birmingham, England. For more information, visit Modular Automation at www.modular.co.uk.
Adept's robots, controllers, and software products are used for small-parts assembly, material handling, and ultraprecision process applications. Founded in 1983, Adept is one of the largest manufacturers of industrial robots. More information is available at www.adept.com.