Clemex Technologies, Montreal, Quebec, signed a distribution agreement with ATM GmbH, a German manufacturer of metallographic machines. In the agreement, Clemex will act as the exclusive representative for ATM GmbH and will be responsible for selling, promoting and marketing ATM GmbH machines in Canadian, U.S. and Mexican markets. The agreement is effectively immediately in the U.S. and Mexico, and begins October 1, 2002 in Canada.