SNEWS® Live: Johnson Health Tech opens new facility, ushers in new era of innovation

SNEWS® takes a tour and shares video highlights of the recently opened North American headquarters and R&D center of fitness manufacturer Johnson Health Tech.

This edition of SNEWS® Live is brought to you by Johnson Health Tech

SNEWS® Live: On the outskirts of Madison, Wis., leading fitness industry manufacturer Johnson Health Tech has built a state-of-the-art research and development center that the company said promises to raise its productivity and leadership. At the cost of $12 million, the company’s new facility houses not only the Johnson R&D staff, but also the headquarters for both the Horizon Fitness and Matrix Fitness brands. More than 170 current employees have moved in to the 214,000-square-foot plant on a 15-acre site in the town of Cottage Grove. In a recent dedication ceremony, company executives from China as well as from its North American brands, plus employees, customers and local dignitaries gathered to celebrate what the company called the beginning of a new era of innovation. SNEWS® reporters were on the scene to give you this report.


Johnson Health Tech R&D center nearing reality

A global design center that will house teams from Matrix, Vision, Horizon and their parent Johnson Health Tech should be up and running by December in a first-of-its-kind attempt to bring together the best of both overseas manufacturing and U.S. design in a way that improves more