Take a walk on the supply side
Ground Zero Design has changed its name to Free Motion Fitness. The company felt that the name Ground Zero was no longer appropriate following the devastating attacks of Sept. 11.
Dodge-Regupol Inc. (DRI), a Lancaster, Pa.-based manufacturer of recycled rubber products, has acquired selected assets of Kraiburg Flooring, a distributor of rubber flooring for fitness, sports and other industries. Matt Koch, owner and president of Kraiburg, has joined DRI as Western regional sales manager.
Life Fitness recently celebrated the production of the 500,000th Lifecycle exercise bike. In a press release, Life Fitness president Kevin Grodzki stated that the company was “thrilled to reach this milestone.” The bike was manufactured in the company's plant at its suburban Chicago headquarters.