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We’re incredibly pleased that our equipment has received the honors listed here, but we’re most proud of the countless people we help reach their fitness goals.

Congratulations! Johnson @mirror Fitness Mirror selected as the Taiwan Excellence Award ‘Silver Award’ recipient!

Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs benchmark annual selection award – Taiwan Excellence Award. After several months of testing and professional judging, 252 companies and 433 high-quality products were selected for the awards, which meet the requirements of R&D, design, quality, and marketing in reference to the 5 of Taiwan production standard. The prestigious Gold & Silver Awards were awarded to 30 companies. Johnson Health Tech breakout star product for 2020, Johnson@mirror breaks the norm traditional fitness exercise equipment that is a cross-border combination of video, furniture and fitness exercise without restriction of location, space and time. The A.I. (Artificial intelligence) technology and online video streaming have integrated games, entertainments, social community to offer you boutique fitness experiences at home. The innovative product won the Silver Award 2020 in the category of Recreation & Sports.

The award ceremony was held on 25 November 2020 at Taipei NanGang Exhibition Hall 2, where the Johnson Heath Tech representative, Global Marketing Director, Jiang XinHuang received the Silver Award. In addition, the Matrix Glute Trainer designed to help users enhance the strength and stability of the hips and core muscles. The trainer help users tone muscle, build power, and enhance glute and core stability with a smarter, more stable take on high-intensity glute training. Due to the impact of the epidemic this year, the award ceremony was broadcast live on the website with the participations of other countries.

Matrix won the 2020 Fitness Awards

Matrix won big at the Fitness Awards 2020! The criteria of this award is reviewed and awarded by an independent panel of jury composed of senior managements in the fields of Health and Fitness. Each award category has its own field of expertise and is judged according to different standards such as specialization, certifications, innovation, reliability, performance, etc. Matrix Fitness won high praise from the jury and won 7 awards range from brand to products awards.

Matrix Fitness award details:
• Brand of the Year
• Best Professional Gym Equipment (Gold)
• Best Home Gym Equipment (Gold)
• Best After Sales Service for Gym Equipment (Silver)
• Best Cardio Gym Equipment-T7xi (Silver)
• Best Strength Gym Equipment-Ultra ITC (Gold)
• Best Functional Gym Equipment-Connexus (Silver)

FORBES The World’s Best Employers 2020 Rankings

FORBES The World’s Best Employers 2020 ranking final list composed of 750 multinational and large corporations, and Taiwan have 10 candidates on the list. Among Taiwan corporations, the highest rank goes to Acer (No. 246). Most of them are in the technology industry. Johnson Health Tech rank at No.5 and is the only company not from the technology industry among the top ten companies in Taiwan.

No. 246 : Acer
No. 258 : Walsin Lihua
No. 351 : Asia Vital Components Company
No. 396 : AU Optronics
No. 412 : Johnson Health Tech

No. 445 : ASE Technology Holding
No. 473 : Asustek Computer
No. 545 : Accton Technology
No. 649 : Giga-Byte Technology
No. 692 : Taiwan Semiconductor

Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to compile our fourth-annual list of the World’s Best Employers. They surveyed 160,000 full-time and part-time workers from 58 countries working for businesses with operations in multiple nations or regions. Surveys were conducted on a rolling basis from June to July, and participants were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. They were also asked to rate their satisfaction with their employers’ Covid-19 responses and score their employers on image, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality and social responsibility.

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Won the Good Design Award

  • Smarter Fitness Solution: JOHNSON@MIRROR
  • Smarter Fitness Solution: JOHNSON@CYCLE
  • SYNCA Relax Rocking Chair
Good Design Award (G-Mark) is one of the four major design awards in the world and is hosted by JDP (Japan Institute of Design Promotion). The comprehensive design awards aim to recognize the excellent originality and aesthetic standards of products. The award concept and the judging mechanism constructed over 60 years have been recognized by design professionals all over the world.
This year’s competition is fiercely competitive. Even as oversea (Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong) secondary review venues were cancelled due to the epidemic, all the works that passed the primary review will be reviewed at the Japanese venue. There are still nearly 5,000 design products competing. Johnson Health Tech star product of the year stands out and are awarded a Good Design Award. The award-winning product has Smarter Fitness Solution as the theme and innovative home digital technology solutions as the main axis, combined with two products of JOHNSON@MIRROR and JOHNSON@CYCLE. The judges are even more impressed with JOHNSON@MIRROR as this new product not only allows users to exercise the guidance of a virtual coach, but also has a prompt function to guide improvement, and continue to interact and enjoy with friends on social media.
Another good news is that SYNCA Relax Rocking Chair has also won this honor! Here, I would like to thank all the team members who assisted in completing the application of this project, turning hope into action and possibility, creating and realizing this great achievement.

Plus X Award 2020

Plus X Award 2020 winners from Johnson Health Tech;

  • Horizon Paragon X Treadmill
  • Horizon Omega Z Treadmill
  • Horizon GR7 Indoor Cycle
  • Matrix Brand Highest the Customer Satisfaction
Plus X Award is the world’s largest innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle. Plus X Award Seals of Approval are conferred upon products judged to possess at least one “Plus X” factor. Awards are given for new and innovative technologies, extraordinary design and intelligent, easy to use operating systems. Criteria such as outstanding ergonomic and ecological features, along with the use of high quality material add up to sustainable products with long lasting value and are also honored by the Plus X Award. The innovation award was initiated to strengthen brands, trade and commerce and support consumers in their purchasing decisions.
Horizon Paragon X treadmill won the Plus X Award 2020/2021 for its high quality, design, ease of use, functionality and ergonomics (High quality, design, ease of use, functionality and ergonomics).
Paragon X treadmill main features: Equipped with Johnson Exclusive Technology new and unique ‘AirTrain’ smart technology combined with Air Cushion System to integrate the elements of outdoor trail running: Incline, Terrain, and Speed into the training program for consumption With the new technology, People can experience trail running at home.

Plus X Award [Part 2]

Horizon Omega Z treadmill has also won the 2020/2021 Plus X Award for its high quality, design, ease of use, functionality, etc.
Omega Z combines a simple and elegant appearance design with exercise programs, allowing you to bring a simple and intelligent exercise experience at home. The Pulse Train Programming can use your heart rate and the universal language of color to keep you motivated and on track for your goals in exercise conditions at intensity levels (endurance training, aerobic training, threshold training, or anaerobic training).
Horizon GR7 Indoor Cycle also won the Plus X Award again after the Taiwan Excellence Award and the German Design Award in January this year.
The GR7 stood out from the rest of cycle’s model in the market by being the only one who can provide real-time sports data. It is equipped with smart APP to guide users and simulates the feeling of real outdoor riding. The smooth, whisper-quiet magnetic resistance flywheel system provide users with a more inspiring, motivating and more engaging way to ride.
After the Plus X Award – Highest Customer Satisfaction Award in 2018, MATRIX has won the award for three consecutive years, and we had continue for the 4th time in 2020! With this honour, Matrix will continue to improve in all aspects of customer service and after-sales service to successfully build customer confidence in the Matrix brand.

TaiSPO Innovation Award 2020 -Matrix CXP Training Cycle & Matrix R3XM Recumbent Cycle

The TaiSPO Innovation Award aims to commend the high quality of Taiwan-related products and innovation in R&D and design, and to show buyers the brilliant achievements of Taiwan’s products in R&D. Johnson Health Tech continue to introduce new high-quality products within its own in-house brands with product features repeatedly recognized in high standard by the judges. Although the 2020 TaiSPO award show was cancelled due to the epidemic, the award trophy and certificate were delivered to our office for encouragement.
This year award-winning product is the Matrix CXP Training Cycle is specially designed for club group training courses. It completely changes the group training exercise as a target training instrument, allowing beginners and advanced users to train together. Its three-color circular LED light bar design allow instructors to easily guide members of different ability levels through their workout. Another award-winning product is the Matrix R3XM Recumbent Cycle that meets the stringent safety and performance requirements for medical devices under the European Medical Device Directive. Medical officers make use of it to assists patients for rehabilitation purpose in medical institutions and general health clubs. It has a 160-degree rotating seat that can be easily adjustable with one hand and a height-adjustable pedal crank

“Matrix Home Retail” Series Awarded Best Buy 2020

The Matrix brand is mainly positioned as high-end commercial fitness equipment products, providing the equipment required by fitness clubs, five-star hotels gyms and other commercial institutions. In 2016, it launched a series of home retail fitness equipment products. As soon as it was launched, the series received multiple FitProf Best Buy awards. Ten retail products won in the “Best Product Award” Best Buy and Matrix won the “Brand of the Year” award by the American “Fitness Professor” review. For the Year 2020, we are pleased to announce that we will be awarded the Best Buy 2020 again! Matrix’s home retail products attractive exterior design and multi-functionality allow home users to enjoy club-level quality and sports experience without going to the gym.

German Design Award 2020 – Horizon GR7 Indoor Cycle

Following the Taiwan Excellence Award, the Horizon GR7 Indoor Cycle has once again won the German Design Award, an official recognition award based in Germany. The award show aims to encourage the design of excellent products, promote outstanding talents in the design industry and promote good design concepts.
The judges evaluated the GR7 as a fashionable, intuitive, and practical indoor training cycle, which is design and colour palate prominently presented in high-contrast of bright yellow and black. In terms of appearance and function, it can provide customized functions to meet users exercise requirement, and use magnetron technology to simulate the feedback on the real road, which is amazing and convincing!

International Service Excellence Award for Service Transformation

In January 2020, there was exciting news that Johnson Health Tech was awarded the International Service Excellence Award for Service Transformation by the International Council of Customer Service Organizations (ICCSO)!
This award is exclusively for the impact of design for customer experience enhancement and must meet the conditions; Continuous Improvement, Customer Impact, Service Transformation, and Service Innovation. Johnson Health Tech respects its customer and is committed to provide customer satisfaction through diversified integrated solutions and latest digital technology to achieve the ideal goal of healthy sports. Congratulations to the American team for their efforts to win this award!

Matrix CXP Training Cycle won ``Silver Award'' of Taiwan Excellence Award!

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’s benchmark annual selection contest “Taiwan Excellence Award” have more than a thousand registered products that undergone rigorous judging by more than 100 experts from various countries in the past 4 months. There are 240 candidates for R&D, design, quality, and marketing. 418 selected candidates won the “Boutique Award”, of which only 30 were shortlisted for the “Gold/Silver Award”. The “Matrix CXP Training Cycle” specially designed for club group training courses broke through many obstacles and won the Silver Award this year.
The award ceremony was held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall on 27 November 2019. The award was received by Mr. Hong MuJing, Senior Deputy General Manager of International Business. In addition, three more products also won the Taiwan Excellence Award – the high-performance “Matrix C50 Climbmill” designed for professional athlete and the “Matrix R3XM Recumbent Cycle” that rehabilitation process for elderly at medical institutions and general health clubs. For treadmill, our “Horizon Paragon X Treadmill” which can simulates 4 types of smart off-road terrain training.

Congratulations to SYNCA i-Puffy Massage Cushion for winning the Good Design Award 2019

The Good Design Award (G-Mark) is one of the four major design awards in the world. It is a comprehensive design award hosted by Japan’s JDP (Japan Institute of Design Promotion), which aims to recognize the excellent originality and aesthetic standards of products. The award concept and the judging mechanism constructed over 60 years have been recognized by design professionals all over the world.
Johnson Health Tech wellness product: SYNCA i-Puffy massage cushion was chosen from nearly 5,000 highly-competitive design products for the award in 2019. The massage cushion unique “butterfly curve” ergonomic shape and 3D massage technique makes it both lightweight and compact to use. The massage system gives users a real sense of hand-kneading, whether on sitting or recline position.

Taiwan's Top 20 International Brands 2019

Sponsored by the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Taiwan Economic Research Institute with Interbrand Agency evaluated the nominations for “Taiwan International Brand Value 2019”. It was recently announced that Johnson Health Tech had won the award for 14 consecutive years, and our ranking has moved up one place to 17th in 2019 with brand value increased by 5% to US$147 million.
Interbrand review mentioned Johnson Health Tech continues to pay attention to new market trends, and revenue growth in 2019 was driven by the growth of overseas demand for fitness equipment products. 2019 is a record breaking year in terms product sales and revenue for Johnson Health Tech. From catering to the fitness market trend in 2019, we will continue to deploy new products in four major directions, focus on the research and development of new products, strengthen brand image and sales, and focus on deepening the relationship between brand personality and consumer needs and emotional levels.
In addition, Johnson Health Tech has repeatedly won international awards, provides professional experience services in the commercial market, and is recognized by customers. Their household products are also more positively evaluated by users on e-commerce websites. Products and equipment are connected intelligently to help users record fitness data more conveniently.
In the future, Johnson Health Tech is expected to continue to grow and provide products/services that meet consumer needs and market trends. At the same time, it will strengthen brand asset management, enrich interactive forms, enhance consumer management communication, and strive to become the most trusted fitness equipment brand.

2019 Body-Life Award: Marketing

The Body-LIFE Awards organised by leading European fitness magazines see Matrix once again stood out in the award selection! The Body-LIFE awards committee was conducted by the German Research Institute Würtenberger (FIW) to conduct a survey of the fitness industry. Those who can enter the final nomination list are all well-known brand representatives in the industry. This year number of nominations have increased from 500 fitness club operators to 750. The award this time give us a confirmation that the Matrix brand is highly regarded in public eye!
Matrix won the product award in the Cardio Aerobic, Functional Training and Indoor Cycle product categories, and the Marketing award in first place!

Matrix won the 2019 World Gym Vendor of the Year

Every year, World Gym recognizes the suppliers who have won the Supplier of the Year Award at its annual conference. The award is given by World Gym Group to the best year-round excellence supplier, its assessment of the project include:
  • High quality and innovative products and services
  • Excellent customer service and support
  • World Gym Group’s global support
We are very proud to announce that Matrix Fitness has won the 2019 Vendor of The Year 2019!

China Fitness Equipment Network “Top Ten Brand” Award

Johnson Health Tech won 4 awards at the “2019 Top Ten Brands in Fitness Equipment Industry”. At the beginning of August 2019, China Fitness Equipment Network organized the “2019 Top Ten Brands in Fitness Equipment Industry” award. A total of 483 nominations and only 210 were successfully shortlisted for the “Top Ten Brands” qualification. Johnson Health Tech with 4 nominations had the highest number of votes through an online voting system. On August 24th, with the expert jury panel holding a 30% of the judging power, Johnson Health Tech wins all 4 awards with professional and cruel evaluation opinions from international participation criteria such as tangible assets, quality, service, technological innovation, and intangible assets.
  1. “Top 100 Enterprises in Fitness Equipment Industry”- Johnson Health Tech
  2. “Top Ten Brands Trusted by Consumers of Commercial Fitness Equipment”- MATRIX.
  3. “Top Ten Brands Trusted by Consumers of Home Fitness Equipment”- Johnson Health Tech
  4. “Gold Award for Innovative Design of Fitness Equipment Product”- MATRIX S-Force Performance Trainer

Johnson Health Tech fitness equipment has been recognized as the ideal brand for business professionals for 7 consecutive years

The selection of the “Plus X Award” was initiated by the German Social Media Network (Media Society Networks). This award aims to recognize the brand’s achievements in innovation, quality, design, ease of use/functionality, ergonomics and ecology Highlight achievements. At present, it has 144 prestigious jury members from 32 countries and regions, and 40 professional partners, creating a market value of more than 400 million euros per year. It is the world’s largest covering technology, sports and lifestyle related Contest. It is very authoritative in the international market, especially the European market.
The Plus X Award is not only regarded as one of the most influential competitions for brand promotion in the world, the Plus X Award also represents product features such as innovation, high quality, unique design, simple operation and environmental protection. MATRIX is proud to be awarded the Best Brand of the 2019 Plus X Award again. Gratitude to the judges for reaffirming MATRIX’s highest quality, innovative technology and reliable service.
  • Best Brand Award, Matrix Fitness
  • Plus X Award, Connected Solutions
  • Product of the Year, Connected Solutions
  • Best Brand Award, Synca
  • Plus X Award, CirCMassage Chair
  • Product of the Year, CirCMassage Chair
  • Highest Customer Satisfaction

Taiwan's Top 20 International Brands 2018

Johnson Health Tech won the “2018 Taiwan’s Top 20 International Brand Awards” for a proud record of 13 consecutive years.
Organised by the Bureau of Industry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Taiwan Economic Research Institute has commissioned the global authoritative brand value survey agency, Interbrand to evaluate the nominations with the same mechanism used to conduct Business Weekly “Global Top 100 Brand Value Survey”.

First place in European professional fitness magazine Body-LIFE 2018 evaluation

Body-LIFE, a leading fitness magazine in Europe, is an indicator of professional fitness. Every year, it evaluates and recommends excellent fitness products in the industry to consumers. This year, the panel reviewed representative fitness brands for gym category (gym capacity 200 square meters or above) in Germany. Matrix Fitness won in the aerobic and flywheel cycle categories. We also won first place in Functional Training group training product category! This is not only a high degree of recognition for the brand, but also a recognition of the long-term efforts of European market team!

S-Force Performance Trainer-Taiwan Excellence Award "Gold Award"

The “Taiwan Excellence Award” selection is a national annual product/brand selection evaluation. In 2019, a total of 527 manufacturers and 1,127 products were evaluated. Judges from various countries have selected 472 Taiwanese products for the four major selection projects of R&D, design, quality and marketing. Among them, 10 gold awards were awarded to Taiwan brands.
Matrix S-Force Performance Trainer is the only fitness equipment that won the Gold Award. It’s scientific performance verification, innovative design for professional athletes, and a streamlined and eye-catching appearance that has repeatedly won international recognition. The award was received by Johnson Health Tech representatives, Chen Jian Ren and Hong Mu Jing.
In addition, both the Matrix Ultra Converging Chest Press and Horizon GR7 Indoor Cycle won the Excellence Award in respective commercial and home retail product category.

Matrix S-Force Performance Trainer - Good Design Award 2018

The Good Design Award (G-Mark) is one of the four major design awards in the world. It is a comprehensive design award hosted by Japan’s JDP (Japan Institute of Design Promotion), which aims to recognize the excellent originality and aesthetic standards of products. The concept of the award and the judging mechanism constructed over 60 years have been recognized by design professionals all over the world.
Matrix S-Force Performance Trainer stood out from 4789 entries in 24 countries around the world. Among them, the streamlined and sporty appearance of F-Force an d the exquisite and considerate details with environmental friendly design are favored by the judges and won this honor.

Plus X Award- Best Customer Satisfaction 2018

In the international market especially Europe, the most authoritative award in the industry is the Plus X Award. Matrix Fitness was awarded the Best Customer Satisfaction Award 2018 in fitness industry category showing the high level of customer satisfaction in our after-sales service.
A judging panel of men and women aged 20 to 65 from all over Germany conduct surveys to select the best customer service in various industry. Matrix Fitness stood out from the rest of the brands with a lead of more than 3,400 votes. The high number of votes won our German subsidiary with the highest customer satisfaction brand! This award not only represents the level of customer trust in our brand, but also provides customers with high-quality products and excellent services.

Gold's Gym Vendor of the Year, 2018

Matrix was once again selected as Vendor of the Year (America market) award by world-renowned chain club Gold’s Gym. Gold’s Gym is an internationally renowned global chain club. Matrix is honored to be awarded the “Vendor of the Year” award again this year, affirming the quality products and services provided by Matrix. Matric Fitness had won this recognition for the fifth time!

The ISPO Award Gold Medal at the German Sporting Goods Show in Germany, 2018

The ISPO Awards are another highlight of the show. Each year, ISPO will select the most outstanding and innovative sporting goods. This award has also become the glory and recognition of the international sporting goods industry that every brand strives for. The award was organized by an independent sports business professional to form a jury before the exhibition, focusing on innovation, design, and functionality. It also has indicators such as procurement guidelines, product innovation, and expert evaluation.

The Matrix S-Force Performance Trainer continued the winning streak of Matrix commercial series which won the Gold Award in 2017 for Matrix Rower with 2018 ISPO Award Gold Medal!

The S-Force Performance Trainer has designed specific trajectories for the professional athletes and integrated them with the magnetron system. Through the two different postures of the stance and the front grip, they train the main muscles used by speed and strength. This exercise starts the athletes. The speed and power of sprint acceleration are crucial. As the exercise intensity increases, the resistance load will increase accordingly. Elite athletes can challenge the sprint, explosiveness, and athletic performance to the next level. S-Force Performance Trainer also enhances the sports level of HIIT’s high-intensity interval training for general sports enthusiasts. When group training is set to suit individual’s pace goals, the resistance will automatically increase as the difficulty level increases. This means that HIIT enthusiasts can continue to challenge self-limit. This is why we specially designed the S-Force Performance Trainer.

Plus X Award: Most Innovative Brand, 2017

“Plus X Award” has a team of 26 experts prestigious jury consists of the world’s largest coverage of the technical, sports and lifestyle to judge related areas of the contest. Internationally, especially in the European market, this award is highly authoritative and sought-after.

The Best Product 2017 and the High Quality, Design, Ease of Use, and  Functionality Awards are recognized by the panel of jury to excel in Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer. With the two awards in hand, Matrix brand once again won the MOST INNOVATIVE BRAND 2017 award. This award is the biggest and most prestigious award to be awarded by the professional jury. The panel of jury praised the development of the brand which not only to provide innovative products that enrich consumer lifestyle but also provide the market with a variety of products to choose from. , The Matrix Brand have created a new look in the existing fitness market!

The S-Force Performance Trainer has designed specific trajectories for the professional athletes and integrated them with the magnetron system. Through the two different postures of the stance and the front grip, they train the main muscles used by speed and strength. This exercise starts the athletes. The speed and power of sprint acceleration are crucial. As the exercise intensity increases, the resistance load will increase accordingly. Elite athletes can challenge the sprint, explosiveness, and athletic performance to the next level. S-Force Performance Trainer also enhances the sports level of HIIT’s high-intensity interval training for general sports enthusiasts. When group training is set to suit individual’s pace goals, the resistance will automatically increase as the difficulty level increases. This means that HIIT enthusiasts can continue to challenge self-limit. This is why we specially designed the S-Force Performance Trainer.

The 14th German Plus X Award, 2017

Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer won another prestigious award in form of the “Plus X Award” after the German ISPO “Gold Winner 2016/2017”, Japan GOOD DESIGN (G-Mark) Design Award, Taiwan Excellence Award and TaiSPO Innovation Award. A total of 26 experts form a field of prestigious jury consists of world’s largest coverage of the technical, sports and lifestyle gather together to review judge related areas of the contest. Internationally, especially in the European market, this award is highly authoritative and sought-after.

Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer had received the award of High Quality, Unique Design, Ease of Use, and Functionality as well.

The awards are sponsored by the Media Society Networks in Germany to recognize the outstanding achievements of brands in terms of innovation, quality, design, ease of use / functionality, ergonomics and eco-environmental protection. With an international and independent panel of judges from 25 industries, 23 strategic partners and more than 600 participating international brands, the Plus X Award is the world largest innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle. Awards are given for new and innovative technologies, extraordinary design and intelligent, easy to use operating systems. Criteria such as outstanding ergonomic and ecological features, along with the use of high quality material add up to sustainable products with long lasting value and are also honoured by the Plus X Award. The innovation award was initiated to strengthen brands, trade and commerce and support consumers in their purchasing decisions.

In addition, Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer had won awards after awards, once again highlighting its breakthrough in achievement of award-winning excellent product by winning the Best Product 2017 award in supreme glory!

TOP HOTEL Star Award 2017 – Silver

Matrix Rower get Germany’s most accredited hotel trade magazine, Top Hotel vote for the TOP HOTEL Star Award 2017 – Silver class award in Wellness category. The award was presented in 19 March 2017 in INTERNORGA Award ceremony (Germany’s largest and most professional hotel and catering trade exhibition).

TOP HOTEL is a hospitality industry magazine issued by Freizeit-Verlag Landsberg, the largest hotel magazines publisher in Germany. They strive to recognize the outstanding achievements of the hotel supply industry to draw the best products for the hotel industry in 14 categories. More than 100 companies submitted their product advertising to nominate for one of the 14 categories (design, service, efficiency, food & beverage, flexibility, food concept, innovation, non-food, online, technology, usability, promotion, wellness, profitability). Only 3 products per category reached the final and were published in December 2016 magazine by the readers to vote in February. The event generate more than 4,000 public votes from readers to finally decide the 3 products in the assessment of gold, silver and bronze award.

Matrix Rower unique eye-catching streamline design complemented by black and silver colours, not only complement with 5-Star hotel’s image, but also bring top level of the fitness experience to the quests. Looking at the voting activities, Matrix Rower is not only TOP HOTEL first choice rowing machine, but also have a very high popularity among public readers!

TaiSPO Innovation Award, 2017

TaiSPO Awards of Excellence and Merit Award was awarded during a 4-day extravaganza trade event, Taipei International Sporting Goods Show to selected outstanding products in the sporting goods industry. An event that serves as a one-stop shop for the fitness enthusiasts and professional sports buyers to have the first-hand privilege on the latest technology in store. Johnson Health Tech is one of the 11 companies which won the TaiSPO Innovation Product 2017 – Excellence Award through Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer. The S-Drive Performance Trainer are seen by industry experts as an advanced development trend of sports products, taking into account of its high performance.

iF Design Award, 2017

JOHNSON Nest, a multifunctional foot massager won the 2017 iF Design Award; thuss become the first of the global massage goods and brands to receive a “IF Design Award” in its award history.

The “iF Design Award” was founded in 1953 and is among the most prestigious and largest design competitions in the world. This award is held annually by the iF International Forum Design GmbH. About 60 considerable design-experts from over 20 countries evaluate in a fair jury process and according established criteria the award winners. Such criteria involve Innovation and Elaboration, Functionality, Aesthetics, Responsibility and Positioning. For a company, winning an IF award can be the key to break into a new market – or getting valuable media attention and respect & take it to the next level.

After nearly a year of rigorous development, Johnson Health Care Co., Ltd together with U designgroup come up with the design for JOHNSON Nest. Both company collaborated and fully committed to create the most comprehensive foot massager made exclusively for the human feet. Nest Patented Industry-Leading 3D Calf Massage Mechanism supporting kneading, rolling, and shiatsu by movements of up-down, depth-shallow, different speeds. Partnering with Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences, Nest equipped a sophisticated and advanced software programs for a delicate perfect massage such as 5 Auto modes: Sleep, Energize, Toning, Reflexology, and Calf only.

“iF Design Award” jury panel approval of JOHNSON Nest show legs machine is more than just a multi-functional foot massager, it was designed with consumer utmost comfort as priority which lead research and development of the exclusive innovation program. High quality aesthetic design can be perfectly integrated into the home environment. The latest research and development of the warm dust cover (Chic Pad) keeps dust and dirt out of the foot-well as well as act as a cozy blanket that keeps the user’s feet warm. The control panel situated at the upper part of the massager is intuitive and align more with the eyesight of users for a easy-to-use function.

JOHNSON Nest, in addition to a sophisticated functional design, cleverly integrated into each user’s home making it more like an ideal furniture while also delivering the perfect massage. JOHNSON Nest are currently available in 59 countries worldwide this year with more than 5,500 products sold!

ISPO Award, 2017

ISPO organizers host the ISPO Global Design Award (ISPO Award) to honours the most exceptional sporting goods. A jury consisting of 49 well-known independent sports business professional from 13 different countries evaluates 540 participation entries in this year evaluation. The Health & Fitness segment only selected 5 Gold Winner Award and 6 Winer Award for the ISPO Award 2017.

Johnson Health Tech once again stand out to achieve success with the Matrix Rower is the Gold Winner of ISPO Award 2017. Matrix Rower, a rowing strength-cardio machine, was unanimously praised: its design being highly innovative, a self-powered console offers an ultimate low-impact, full-body workout. Its smart design features a compact build, whisper-quiet operation, a smoother stroke, easy program adjustment and ten precise magnetic resistance levels.

“We were impressed by the innovative design featuring a sturdy external frame and powerful, masculine styling. The quality components assure a smooth and natural movement.” (Aleks Tatic, Tatic Designstudio srl, Founder and Designer)

Another Johnson products, the Horizon: Bike Citta BT 5.0 is Winner of ISPO Award 2017 in the health & fitness segment. The Citta BT 5.0 is an exercise bike with innovative frame, hidden pedal crank, adjustable console, and safety design for the entire family. The combination of sports, work and leisure design, integrated table board allows you to work side by side, or use the flat screen to browse web games and other entertainment.

Taiwan Excellence Award, 1998-2017

The 25th Taiwan Excellence Award was held at the Taipei International Convention Centre on 15th February 2017 with a total of 518 companies and 1,188 products entries had joined to compete and be evaluated by 90 professional judges. Two Johnson products, Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer and Matrix Rower had respectively won the Taiwan Excellence Award in the Recreation and Sports industry. The intense competition estimated only a 0.2% of winning chance.

With over 50 Taiwan Excellence Award won by Johnson Health Tech products from 1998-2017, a special Achievement Award was given by the Department of International Trade Taiwan Bureau with Secretary, Yang Zhenni personally hand the award at Johnson Health Tech headquarters.

Gold's Gym India - Supplier of the Year, 2017

Johnson Health Tech is delight to announce Matrix brand had once again voted as Vendor of the Year (Best Supplier) at the Gold’s Gym India annual meeting. The award was received on behalf by CRAVATEX, Matrix India dealer. The 2017 conference was held in Hong Kong, with over 120 Gold’s Gym India franchisees participated in the vote and reaffirmed Matrix brand as one of the best fitness equipment manufacturer brand in India.

Japan GOOD DESIGN (G-Mark) Design Award, 2016

S-Drive Performance Trainer, which has been well received by critics and public alike since its inception was awarded the GOOD DESIGN (G-Mark) Design Award in Japan on October 2016.

Good Design Award 2016 (Japan) marks the 4th design award win for Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer in Y2016. Together with Red Dot Design Award (Germany), iF Design Award (Germany) and International Design Excellence Awards (USA), the product had tied down the world’s 4 major design awards, became known as “Oriental design Oscar” reputation. Critics and public also pointed out that S-Drive Performance Trainer’s self-generating system makes it different from the existing products in the industry.

American Fitness Equipment Professor Best Buy, 2016

Matrix Retail tagline “Bring it Home” is not just all talk. The world’s fastest-growing commercial fitness brand developed a new premium collection that allows fitness enthusiasts to experience the familiar health club experience at home. FIT PROF, Fitness Professor Review had awarded Matrix Fitness as their 2017 FIT PROF Brand of the Year award.

Read below for the achievement Matrix Fitness had achieved in FIT PROF;

  • Matrix Fitness joined the FIT PROF professional evaluation for the brand of the year award, effectively won “Brand of the Year Award 2017”.
  • Matrix Commercial is a five time winner of “Best Commercial Cardio” for its manufacturing prowess and commitment to quality for their commercial product line.
  • Matrix Retail have a total 10 products which won FIT PROF professional evaluation for the “Best Buy Bikes, Best Buy Cardio, Best Buy Upright”.

German Design Award, 2016

The German Design Award was bestowed by The German Design Council, expert for the brand and design in Germany with the purpose to encourage unique design trends of outstanding products and to promote the design industry talents. As the election standard is extremely strict, the competition is only open to entries that have been nominated for the German Design Award by the German Design Council or one of its foundation members.

In the German Design Award 2017 held in Frankfurt on 10 February 2017, there were over 4000 winners and products nominated. 49% of which won Excellent Product Design and 38% for Excellent Communications Design. There were only 13 products in the Sports category received special mention and 6 of the products won the Excellent Product Design. Matrx In-Trinity is the German Design Award 2017 winner while Matrix Rower receive a special mention.

Taiwan 20 major international brand value, 2016

The Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic conducted the 2016 Taiwan 20 Major International Brands Value survey through global brand consultancy agency, Interbrand. On 29 November 2017, the survey result was officially announced. The combined brand values of the top 20 Taiwan’s Best Global Brands total at USD$ 9.243 billion in 2016, up 3.21% from 2015 (USD$ 8.955 billion). These brands come from a more diverse and comprehensive pool of industries. Taiwan’s corporate brand awareness continues to strengthen and more attention was put into the branding and operation, even in the face of changing market environment. Johnson Health Tech brand in 2015 is valued at USD$144 million getting in the Top 20 list at number 17th. Compared with 2014, our brand value grew 3%. For 2016 this year, Johnson brand value grew a further 5% to USD$152 million. With a high establishment and intense marketing effort, Johnson Health Tech emerge as the only fitness equipment manufacturers in the Top 20 list!

Matrix was selected as the preferred supplier of Gold's Gym, 2016

Gold’s Gym, the world’s leading gym club franchise had re-selected Matrix Fitness as the preferred supplier for 2016 making it the 4th time after selection in 2009, 2012 and 2013. The selection is according to rating criteria such as customer satisfaction, gym quality, product quality, etc. The award was announced at the annual Gold’s Gym conference with more than 25 Gold Gym franchises witness this glory.

Germany Men's Health Magazine Innovative Cardio Product, 2016

S-Drive Performance Trainer has been recognized by the fitness industry, clubs and coaches since its inception In September 2016, Men’s Health, the German men’s health magazine, nominated Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer for the most innovative aerobic products category and successfully won the “Most innovative Cardio Product 2016”!

The 13th German Plus X Award, 2016

Founded in 2004, the Plus X Award is given to industry leaders evaluated by a professional panel jury consists of independent industry experts. It is a competition for innovative products such as technology, sports and lifestyle in Europe. The products covered are not limited to a specific category. The winner of Plus X Award will get the reputation that their winning product is innovative, high quality, unique design, easy operation and eco-friendly products.

The Horizon Adventure 3 treadmill won the 13th German Plus X Award in 2016 for Best Product 2016/2017 in the sporting goods category and was praised for its “high quality, convenience, functionality”. The award is a great affirmation by experts given to the product.

24th Taiwan Excellence Award, 2016

The 24th Taiwan Excellence Award gather 1,180 entries from 498 manufacturers. Johnson Health Tech won the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Silver Award for Matrix In-Trinity and the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award for Matrix Connexus.

Award organiser highlight our overall strength in manufacturing and production quality as well as our product service. Especially for the award criteria of Taiwan Excellence Gold and Silver Award, the award winning company need to have the qualification of the below; customer demand (20%), customer service (20%), after-sales service (20%), customer satisfaction (20%) and customer relationship (20%). The five qualification need to meet in a written review together with a visit to the factory. The award-winning is certainly the result of Johnson Health Tech efforts.

ISPO Award, 2016

Matrix Y2016 new product, the S-Drive Performance Trainer won the “ISPO Award – Gold Winner 2016/2017” out of 535 finalists at the launch of the International Jury Award. Matrix In-Trinity won the award “Product of the Year 2016 / 2017 “.

ETM Test Magazine Awards, 2016

In Germany, ETM Test Magazine review hundreds of products each year through rigorous testing to help consumers understand product quality. In 2016, ETM Test Magazine conducted a detailed review of the Horizon Paragon 8E treadmill and the Adventure 3 treadmill, both products are rated “Good” for 91.6% and 89.74%, respectively. The judges commented on the treadmill’s various training programs and the suspension system.

3rd Taiwan Mittelstand Award, 2015

Taiwan Mittelstand Awards is part of the “Mittelstand Enterprises’ Development Plan”, which is initiated by Taiwan Executive Yuan on 8, October 2012. These awards are set up to encourage local small and medium enterprises that have solid fundamental skills and offer unique products in a specific field. They are highly competitive internationally while also holding leading manufacturing or business positions in the Taiwan market. More small and medium enterprises are expected to follow in the footsteps of the award winners and become dominant players in their respective fields.

A total of 162 companies in Taiwan submit their application forms. 81 companies goes through more than six months of the test and 12 companies will become final winners. The Ministry of Economic Affairs hosted The 24th National Quality Award and the 3rd Taiwan Mittelstand Award at the auditorium of the Executive Yuan on 21 May 2015. Premier Mao Chi-kuo personally presented the awards to 16 award winners. Johnson Health Tech was proudly presented as one of the winners of the 3rd Taiwan Mittelstand Award!

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), 2009-2010

One of the world’s four major design awards, the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) was founded in 1979 as one of the world’s most influential industrial design competitions. For 37 years, IDEA has been conducted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). IDEA recognizes excellent creative designs—not just industrial design, but also architecture, interior design, user experience, graphic design and design strategy. Johnson Health Tech won the 2009 IDEA Industrial Design Awards for its Matrix T7xe treadmill in 2009 and won this award again in 2010 with Matrix G7 Strength Machine. Chosen from tens of thousands of entries each year, this achievement is a big encouragement to us!

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