Adept Technology, Inc. (, a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions, and services, announces that it has entered the Southern European market on a direct basis by hiring Marco Mina as a sales engineer covering Italy.

"Adept is pleased to welcome Marco Mina to our sales team," says Ruediger Winter, Adept director of European sales. "Marco has extensive robotics experience and a wide range of industry contacts. There is an active automation market in Italy. Bringing Marco on board is a significant step toward increasing Adept's penetration in the region and will also allow us to give additional support to our existing customers."

Marco Mina has over 20 years of experience in the robotics business and most recently worked for Italian machine manufacturer and Adept distributor ARS Srl as technical manager.