For more than 30 years, Technogym has been promoting wellness – a lifestyle based on regular physical activity, a balanced healthy diet combined with a positive mental approach. This reflects the concept of the Italian lifestyle, which is based on a saying of the ancient Romans – ‘a sound mind is a sound body’. Indeed, it combines business opportunities with social responsibility.
Founder and President of the company, Nerio Alessandri, when he was 22, designed and built the first exercise machine in his home garage in Cesena in 1983. Today Technogym is a global leader in the products supply, digital technologies and services for fitness, sports and health. The company currently employs over 2,300 people, half of whom are based in Cesena, as well as 14 subsidiaries in Europe, USA, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and South America. The company exports over 90% of its products to over 100 countries. Globally, 50 million people work out with Technogym daily in 80,000 wellness centers and 300,000 private houses.
The company is now part of the Technogym Ecosystem, a unique group of products that encompasses a full range of smart hardware, the MyWellness Cloud platform, as well as additional services such as interior design, consulting and training, after-sales service as well as marketing support. Due to this ecosystem, Technogym is able to offer the end user a personalised training experience available anywhere. Today, about 10 million end users and 15,000 wellness centres around the globe are connected to the services of the Technogym digital platform.
In 2012, the company opened Technogym Village, the headquarters that was defined by the international media as the world's most wellness workplace and inspired the development of the Technogym Ecosystem. The complex occupies the area of 150,000 square meters and includes a research and innovation center, production facilities and a vast wellness centre dedicated to physical activity, interior design and wellness culture.
Research and innovation have always been the growth engine of for Technogym, which throughout the years has always anticipated trends in the industry, from the CPR system launch for the heart rate monitoring system in 1992, the first Wellness software in 1996, to the industry's first cloud platform in 2002. In terms of style, Italian design is a distinguishing feature of Technogym. It helped the company earn numerous prestigious awards such as the Compasso d'Oro and the Red Dot Design Award and, above all, be recognized as a benchmark brand for the furniture design and luxury hotel sector.
World champions from all over the globe work out with Technogym. In Formula 1 for many years Technogym has been cooperating with the Ferrari and McLaren teams, in the world of the great European football Technogym is the official supplier of Juventus, Inter, Milan, Paris, Saint-Germain and Chelsea. In addition, the company participated as an Official Supplier of the seven previous Olympic Games starting in Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 and was assigned to be the Official Supplier of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.