BURLINGTON, Mass., Apr. 6 -- Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. has signed a marketing agreement with Japanese distributor M & M Co. Ltd./Mutoh Company (Mutoh). The agreement calls for Mutoh to provide exclusive support for Palomar's super long-pulse diode laser system for hair removal -- the SLP1000 -- throughout Japan. Mutoh will handle customer service, consumer education and communication, display and demonstration, and will assist physicians with order placement. The companies noted that Mutoh has been the exclusive distributor for Palomar's RD-1200 Q-switched ruby laser system for the treatment of age spots and tattoos since 1989.