NexGen Ergonomics Announces Ametek® Noise Dosimeters

Montreal, May 30, 2001 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen), the North American distributor of AMETEK®'s CHATILLON® force gauges for the ergonomics and related markets, is pleased to announce that it has added AMETEK's MARK series noise dosimeters to its extensive product line of products.

AMETEK's MARK Series audio dosimeters are designed for accuracy, reliability and ease-of-use. Available in three models, these extremely portable and lightweight instruments are convenient and easy to wear. They can also be used as Sound Level Meters.

The MARK Series feature simple pushbutton operation. Press a pushbutton and you sequentially display sampled data without disrupting the sampling process. Status indicators allow the user to see at a glance that the unit is operating or if the battery needs to be charged. The instruments also include a large, easy-to-read display. A microphone boom is included allowing the instrument to be used in the sound meter mode.

AMETEK is a world leader in force measurement systems. AMETEK 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 ergonomic and biomechanical job analysis, design & research. These include a variety of software analysis tools performing biomechanical, NIOSH, RULA and other analysis, sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems (including goniometers and force sensors), 3D human modeling software, ergonomic design systems, 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

AMETEK and Chatillon are registered trademarks of AMETEK, Inc.