NexGen Ergonomics Announces Distribution Agreement with Quantrol by Dillon, a Division of Weigh-Tronix Inc.

Montreal, July 31, 2002 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen) is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Quantrol™ by Dillon for the ergonomics market. NexGen Ergonomics will also market these products to the occupational and physical therapy markets.

Dillon products include the 45lb Digital Compact Force Gauge, Basic and Advanced digital force gauges (with up to 550lb capacities) as well as the AFTI display with smart transducers. DataPlot software enables a PC to communicate with Dillon digital force gauges, torque gauges and displays via a RS-232 interface. The industry leading AFG force gauges measures tension and compression forces with the ability to support a complete line of SMART force and torque transducers using the same gauge.

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, vibration analysis tools, 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