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Exergen Global enters into collaboration with MK Scientific in Japan

14 June 2021
Signs marketing and distribution agreement with MK Scientific for family line of thermal management infrared sensor solutions

Zijtaart, the Netherlands, Yokohama, Japan, June 10, 2021 - Exergen Global appointed MK Scientific (MKSCI) as its official distributor of Exergen’s infrared non-contact temperature sensors in Japan. MKSCI established in 2001, provides measurement solutions and systems which fit markets like government, medical companies, food processing, life science and education-related institutions. MKSCI partners with Exergen Global to uncover new OEM opportunities for Exergen’s thermal management solutions by offering its complete line of non-contact IRt/c sensors.

“We always have provided high quality measurement knowledge which we translated into one of a kind, cost efficient solutions. We like to make a difference and are convinced that we exactly can do so by partnering up with Exergen Global”, said Mr. Yoshihiro Sasaki, VP of Sales of MK Scientific. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with the great people at Exergen Global and look forward to jointly working with OEMs in Japan”.

“Japan is an important and for Exergen Global a vastly unexplored market. According to the World Economic Forum, Japan belongs to the top 3 world’s manufacturing superpower, closing the rank after China and the USA. We realized that we needed a strong partner and are convinced to have found this in MK Scientific. Their knowledge and network in strong markets like medical will help us to become the recognized brand we are like in the rest of the world”, concluded Bram Stelt, CEO of Exergen Global. “We are truly looking forward working with them in order to make a difference”, he added

Exergen’s IRt/c product line includes:

  • Precalibrated IRt/cs: The world’s only self-powered infrared thermocouple. Best for low temperatures
  • (< 260°C or < 500°F) and non-metal or coated metal surfaces. 
  • Adjustable IRt/cs: A self-powered, infrared thermocouple that is field calibrated. High temperatures (up to 2760°C or 5000°F) and metal surfaces can be measured. Special optics available for small spots.
  • AutoSmart IRt/cs: The AutoSmart IRt/c line consists of the 01, M, IR, SV, 1X, 3X, 3SV, 5, MA, M4, M4SV and AGRI. They all process the mV signal from any IRt/c or Micro IRt/c model, linearizes the signal and gives an analog output signal (4-20mA, 0-20mA, 0-5V, 0-10V). Custom calibrations are offered

Exergen holds more than 75 patents in the field of non-contact IR temperature sensors, and offers the industry’s only self-powered IRt/cs. Its sensors deliver accuracy of within 0.01°C, and have high repeatability, 0.0001°C resolution, and response times between 50 and 150 milliseconds

About MK Scientific

Founded in 2001, Yokohama based MK Scientific is an expert in knowledge measurement with a high focus on markets like medical, educational, food processing, government, and private companies. Their technical solutions centre on temperature measurement, they also specialize in humidity, moisture and pressure. The company exists of over 20 employees

About Exergen Corporation and Exergen Global

Exergen Corporation, the global leader in industrial and medical non-invasive temperature technology, provides non-invasive temperature measurement devices providing lower cost, higher accuracy, less invasiveness, and greater reliability than ever previously possible. Exergen is well known for its awardwinning temporal artery thermometer in the healthcare and consumer market. The company was founded by MIT Ph.D. and Harvard researcher Dr. Francesco Pompei, who owns more than 75 patents. Exergen Corporation is based in Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S. Exergen Global is the worldwide solutions provider of Exergen Corporation’s industrial non-contact infrared temperature sensor solutions.

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