Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. announces Matrix's 2008 sales

Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. announces a 25.7 percent increase in Matrix 2008 U.S. sales and a 25.1 percent increase globally.
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Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. announces a 25.7 percent increase in Matrix 2008 U.S. sales and a 25.1 percent increase globally

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. – Feb. 18, 2009 – Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. today announced that Matrix Fitness Systems' 2008 U.S. sales increased by 25.7 percent over the corresponding 2007 period. Globally, sales grew 25.1 percent over prior year.

“Much of our domestic growth can be attributed to increased market penetration and our commitment to customer service,” said Chris Clawson, Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. president and CEO. “In 2008 we aggressively invested in our marketing efforts and in new product development. The increased marketing and launch of new products has enabled our sales team and distribution partners to further develop our commercial base of clients over the last 12 months.”

Clawson also said that the company's global growth shows that Matrix's commercial sales and operations teams throughout Asia, Europe, North America and South America continue to successfully gain market share, and he expects the company's sales to continue growing.

About Matrix Fitness Systems

Matrix Fitness Systems (www.matrixfitness.com) is the premium commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. and comprises a complete line of cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for health clubs and other fitness facilities.

About Johnson Health Tech North America Corp.

Johnson Health Tech North America Corp. is a leading provider of a full-line of cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for health clubs, vertical markets and homes. Its brands include Horizon Fitness (consumer exercise equipment), Matrix Fitness Systems (commercial products) and Vision Fitness (specialty equipment).

JHTNAC's parent company, Johnson Health Tech, Co. Ltd., has been producing premium fitness equipment since 1975 and is the world's fastest growing manufacturer of fitness equipment.

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This press release may contain forward-looking statements. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements above. These include, but are not limited to, competitive factors, technological and product developments, market demand and economic conditions.

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