27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Technogym. The Wellness Company

Vision and a staunch commitment to promoting Wellness, a better lifestyle through regular physical activity, healthy diet and a positive mental approach have been the ethos of Technogym® for over 2 decades.
All-around innovation and a Total Wellness Solution set Technogym, the Wellness Company, apart, as does the company’s founding philosophy of fusing business with social responsibility.
President and founder, Nerio Alessandri, developed his first fitness equipment in his garage in 1983 at the age of 22. As Italy's youngest ‘Cavaliere del Lavoro’ (Italian industry knighthood), he and Technogym have been continuously recognized for excellence. In 2003 Ernst & Young awarded Alessandri the Italian Entrepreneur of the Year. For three consecutive years, the company has been merited as a Great Place to Work, winning 1st place in 2003 for the best working conditions in Italy and Europe.
Technogym is today a leading company in the Wellness and Fitness field all over the world. With over 2,200 employees, 14 branches in Europe, U.S., Asia, Middle East and Australia, Technogym exports 90% of its production to 100 countries.  More than 65,000 Wellness centres are equipped with Technogym and 100,000 private homes.
At Technogym research and innovation have always  represented the key values behind the development of products and services. Alongside with quality and reliability, design represents a Technogym distinctive mark granting to the company several international awards such as the Red Dot Design Award, one of the most prestigious international award for high design quality, expressing innovation in form and function in an exemplary manner.
Technogym’s offer embraces products, software and services, to create the Total Wellness Solution, for both operators and private users. Product lines (training in the gym, at home and for rehabilitation) come alongside with added value services, such as interior design, training, marketing support, facility management, catering to all market sectors from fitness clubs to private homes, hotels, beauty farms and spas, rehabilitation centres, corporate gyms, military barracks, recreation centres, universities and sport teams gyms.
Ferrari Formula One drivers, such as Schumacher, have been training with Technogym products for years. Soccer teams like F.C. Juventus, Inter F.C., A.C. Milan, A. S. Ajax, Real Madrid and Liverpool F. C. players, as well as the Alinghi and America’s Cup Luna Rossa team, all keep fit with the company’s many pieces of state-of-the-art equipment.  Not only does Technogym supply numerous international sports teams, the company was the official supplier for the last 4 edition of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006 and Beijing 2008. In July 2010 Technogym has been appointed for the fifth time as Exclusive and Official supplier of the London 2012 Olympic Games where the company has equipped over 20 gyms for 12,000 athletes.

For further information:
Enrico Manaresi – International PR & Media Relations Manager
Phone +39054756047
Fax +390547650550