COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. – February 19, 2013 – Johnson Health Tech, Inc. (JHT), manufacturer of Matrix Fitness, Vision Fitness, AFG, Horizon Fitness and the LIVESTRONG® line of fitness equipment, today announced its Q4 results ending December 31, 2012. The company’s commercial brand, Matrix, experienced 39.7 percent growth in the fourth quarter and closed out the year with a 24.6 percent increase over 2011. JHT’s retail brands ended the year showing flat year-over-year growth in the consumer segment. The combined 2012 global commercial and retail sales increased 11.4 percent over prior year.
“The momentum for our Matrix brand continues to build worldwide.” said Vice President of Global Marketing Mark Zabel. “Our investment in innovative new products like the ClimbMill, Ascent Trainer and Suspension Elliptical platforms continues to gain increased customer acceptance and market adoption as facilities look for superior alternatives that deliver a great user experience and the lowest total cost of ownership.”
About Johnson Health Tech
Johnson Health Tech, the world’s third largest fitness equipment manufacturer, is home to some of the most respected brands in the fitness industry, including: Matrix Fitness, Vision Fitness, AFG, Horizon Fitness and the LIVESTRONG® line of fitness equipment. 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.