Omron Adept Technologies, Inc. is a global, leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics systems and services. Adept systems provide unmatched performance and economic value throughout the production lifecycle, enabling customers to achieve precision, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling and packaging processes.
Founded in 1983, Omron Adept Technologies is the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial robots. Adept intelligent automation product lines include industrial robots, configurable linear modules, machine controllers for robot mechanisms and other flexible automation equipment, machine vision, and systems and applications software. Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Disk Drive/Electronics and Semiconductor/Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components.
Manufacturing its products in Pleasanton, California, Adept markets, distributes, and supports its products worldwide both directly and through channel partners. Adept’s robotics products and services are the solutions of choice for many industry-leading corporations. More than 25,000 non-captive robots, built specifically with Adept’s customers in mind, and more than 30,000 Adept controlled robots are installed worldwide. Adept is ISO 9001:2000 certified.
Adept believes intelligent automation is key to the success of any medium or high volume discrete manufacturing enterprise. Adept's strategy is to provide a broad range of high reliability, configurable, intelligent robot, controller, vision and software products along with world-class service to allow manufacturers to maximize the productivity, flexibility and quality of the products they manufacture.
Established in 1933 and currently headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron now has more than 37,000 employees in 36 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields, including industrial automation, electronic components industries and healthcare. The company has head offices in Japan (Kyoto), Asia Pacific (Singapore), China (Hong Kong), Europe (Amsterdam) and US (Chicago). With annual sales over $7 billion, Omron was ranked number 521 on Industry Week's 2008 IW1000 World's Largest Manufacturers.