!%B&W Tek Inc.%! of Newark, Del., a producer of optical spectroscopy and laser systems, has entered into a distribution agreement with !%17493%%Pacer USA LLC%! of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., which will distribute the devices in North America. The association extends to the US the longtime relationship in the UK between Pacer International and B&W Tek. As a result of the contract, B&W Tek, a producer of instruments for the biomedical, physical, chemical and research communities, has added more than 40 sales representatives across North America. Pacer International is a supplier of optoelectronic, display and laser solutions.