Gold’s Gym Awards Matrix Fitness 2016 Vendor of the Year for Equipment | Athletic Business

Gold’s Gym Awards Matrix Fitness 2016 Vendor of the Year for Equipment

Source: Johnson Health Tech

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. (July 19, 2016) – Johnson Health Tech North America, Inc. today announced that its commercial brand, Matrix Fitness, was awarded the 2016 Gold’s Gym Equipment Vendor of the Year, its fourth such honor in the past eight years.

Gold’s Gym franchisees from 38 states and 17 countries ranked vendors in several areas, such as customer satisfaction and overall product quality, to name Matrix Fitness the Vendor of the Year in the Equipment category. 

Matrix has previously won the award in 2009, 2012 and 2013. Gold’s Gym and its Gold’s Gym Franchisee Association (GGFA) collaborated on this year’s Convention themed, “ALL IN 2016.” Over 650 attendees representing 721 locations gathered at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas for four days of education sessions and networking events.

“We are very appreciative of this award and recognition as voted by the franchisees themselves,” said Kent Stevens, Matrix Executive Vice President. “Matrix continually tries to provide a superior experience for our customers, and this award helps validate that we are achieving this with a legendary account in Gold’s Gym.”

Seth Robinson, Matrix Fitness Strategic Account Manager for Gold’s Gym, adds, “On behalf of Matrix Fitness, I would like to thank Gold’s Gym International and all of the Gold’s Gym family for this respected award. It is an honor to part of a brand and family that brings such success and energy to the fitness industry.”

About Matrix Fitness

Matrix Fitness ( is the fastest growing commercial brand in the world and is the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech. Matrix is comprised of a complete line of cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for health clubs and other fitness facilities.

About Johnson Health Tech

Johnson Health Tech, Inc. (JHT), Taiwan, is one of the largest fitness equipment manufacturers in the world and is home to some of the most respected brands in the fitness industry, including: Matrix, Vision and Horizon. The company manufactures a wide assortment of fitness equipment for both commercial and residential use, including treadmills, elliptical trainers, exercise bikes and strength training equipment. Johnson Health Tech’s global management headquarters is based in Taichung, Taiwan, with global product development, marketing and engineering based in Cottage Grove, Wis.

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