NexGen Ergonomics Expands its North American Distribution Relationship with Ametek by the Addition of Torque Gauges

Montreal, September 23, 1999 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen) is pleased to announce that it has added AMETEK's torque gauges to its extensive product line. Last year, NexGen was appointed a non-exclusive North American dealer for AMETEK's Chatillon Dynamometers. The Chatillon Dynamometers have been well received by NexGen's clients who are pleased with the high quality and cost-effectiveness of these products. NexGen markets the AMETEK/Chatillon product line in the ergonomics, biomechanics and related markets.

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 dynamometers and digital torque gauges. Chatillon is well known for its products in both clinical, ergonomic and research settings. Applications include: muscle strength testing, static strength testing, workplace engineering, functional capacity evaluation and job task analysis.

NexGen provides the most extensive product line of systems for ergonomic and biomechanical job analysis, design & research. These include sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems, goniometers, force sensors, dynamometers, 3D human modeling software, ergonomic design systems, video analysis systems, as well as many other products. NexGen Medical Systems distributes a variety of products for assessment and outcome measurement.

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.