Richmond, B.C.-based Photon Control Inc. has entered into a distribution agreement with Japan Laser Corp., a leading distributor of lasers and other optical equipment in Japan. Japan Laser will distribute Photon Control’s fibre optic temperature and position sensors, used for advanced process monitoring by the world’s largest water fabrication equipment manufactures. The total available market for Photon’s products in Japan is estimated to be greater than $100 million over the next five years. Photon Control designs, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of optical sensors and systems to measure temperature and position. Japan Laser is Japan’s oldest laser trading company, distributing lasers, optical equipment, and optical sensors.