NexGen Ergonomics Announces New CHATILLON® Products

Montreal, March 8, 2002 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen), the North American distributor of CHATILLON® force gauges for the ergonomics and related markets, is pleased to announce new force gauges and accessories that are available immediately.

The DMG250 is a rugged mechanical gauge and replaces the CSD100C. It accurately measures instantaneous push or pull forces up to 250 lbs (114 kg).

All gauges can now be purchased without accessories. As well, new accessory kits are available. Individual kit components as well as additional accessories can now be purchased separately for the following AMETEK® and CHATILLON series products:

AMETEK is a world leader in force measurement systems. AMETEK and CHATILLON products are universally recognized for their superb craftsmanship and accuracy and working in just about every industry. Their products include a complete series of high quality and affordable digital and analog force gauges (dynamometers) and digital torque gauges.

NexGen is the leading distributor and developer of systems for ergonomics and biomechanical job analysis, design and research. These include a variety of software analysis tools performing biomechanical, NIOSH, RULA and other analysis, force measurement instrumentation, noise dosimeters, sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems (including goniometers and force sensors), 3D human modeling software, video analysis systems, as well as many other products. NexGen's web site also includes the Ergonomics Resource Center that provides a variety of information resources to industry professionals.

For more information, contact:

David Pinchefsky, B.A.Sc.
NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
Montreal, Canada
Tel: (514) 685-8593