Gold’s Gym Awards Matrix Fitness 2018 Vendor of the Year for Equipment

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. (August 21, 2018) – Johnson Health Tech North America, Inc. today announced that its commercial brand, Matrix Fitness, was awarded the 2018 Gold’s Gym Equipment Vendor of the Year, its fifth such honor in the past nine years.

Gold’s Gym franchisees from 29 states and 28 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, 2013, and 2016. Gold’s Gym and its Gold’s Gym Franchisee Association (GGFA) collaborated on this year’s Convention themed, “THE GOLDS GYM WAY.” Over 500 attendees representing 700+ locations gathered at the Tropicana in Las Vegas for four days of education sessions and networking events.

“We are very appreciative of this award and recognition again this year by Gold’s Gym and the Gold’s Gym franchisees,” said Kent Stevens, Matrix Executive Vice President of Sales. “Matrix continually strives to provide a superior experience to our customers and their members alike. This award helps validate our achievement with a legendary account like Gold’s Gym.”

Seth Robinson, Matrix Fitness Strategic Account Manager for Gold’s Gym, adds, “I would like to thank Gold’s Gym International and the Gold’s Gym family for this respected award. It’s an honor to be a part of a Gold’s family that has brought success to the industry for so long.”


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, group training, technology 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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