Since 1970: Competitive edge through innovative force
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Willy Brandt’s well-known words exemplify the path that milon has followed. For more than four decades now, our company has been making its mark on the way people train. As a pioneer and trendsetter, milon has always been among the prime movers of an entire industry.
Bodylife Award 2016
milon earned 1st place and received the BODYLIFE Award in the category “Regulatory-compliant medical devices”.
The “networking forum for the hip pocket” collects all of the key indicators from the studio administration system of an operator's own facility and compares them to the performance of the other networked studios.
As the new CEO of milon industries GmbH, Udo Münster takes charge of the strategic and international orientation of the company and strengthens the management team with the addition of CFO Stefan Pufe and majority shareholder Hubert Haupt.
milon launches the milonizer, a biometric recognition system that determines the user's body dimensions automatically within seconds.
red dot design award
• The milcanic series earns the renowned red dot Design Award 2013.
milon Hotel Active
milon makes hotel training facilities more attractive and profitable with a new operator concept.
milon launches its mechanical equipment series “milcanic” and receives the FIBO Innovation Award (Design category).
As Head of Sales, Stefan Pufe strengthens the management team with the addition of Managing Director Richard Hauser and majority shareholder Hubert Haupt
milon CARE – the training software of the future
milon launches its innovative system solution, which orchestrates functions ranging from machine control and the scheduling and analysis of training programs to the management of the training facility.
milon industries becomes a full-range supplier
milon expands its product and services offering to include turnkey operator concepts.
Hubert Haupt and milon Holding GmbH
Hubert Haupt joins milon as new majority shareholder and G&H Industriebeteiligung GmbH becomes milon Holding GmbH.
New design line, new operator concept and an award
In the same year, milon launches the PREMIUM design line, implements its first operator concept with Physio Aktiv, and earns the coveted Fitness-Tribune Industry Award.
Recognition for successful work continues: milon receives the BODYLIFE Award in the categories “Cardio devices compliant with German regulatory requirements” and “Strength devices compliant with German regulatory requirements”.
milon underwrites scientific research in the field of “Sports and cancer”.
Establishment of the milon Institute headed by Dr. Freerk Baumann, an expert in the field of “Exercise, sports and cancer”.
FIBO Innovation Award
The following year, milon receives the FIBO Innovation Award once again in the Concept category.
German regulatory compliance and FIBO Innovation Award
In recognition for launching German regulatory-compliant medical devices, the industry's leading trade fair presents milon with the FIBO Innovation Award (Concepts category).
miha becomes milon
miha becomes milon. Brand relaunch With the rebranding of the company, milon Industries GmbH ushers in more than just an image makeover.
milon receives the BODYLIFE Award in the categories “Newcomer of the year”, “Regulatory-compliant cardio devices” and “Regulatory-compliant strength devices”.
G&H Industriebeteiligung GmbH
miha Maschinen GmbH is acquired by G&H Industriebeteiligung GmbH.
milon Financial Services is established.
With the “CableTec” line, miha launches its first electronically controlled cable pull machines.
Time for a re-branding: miha takes on a new look.
Market launch of the “Highwalker” elliptical.
Entrepreneur of the Year
The trade journal BODYLIFE names Dieter Miehlich “Entrepreneur of the Year”.
With the new millennium, miha also takes on a new magnitude: production facilities are expanded to 4,700m².
Market launch of the “Cruiser”.
miha Train Tec
Full circle: With “TrainTec”, miha launches a new generation of electronic strength training machines and also reinvents the well-established circuit concept.
Market launch of the “Crosswalker” elliptical.
miha Rollo Fit
miha launches “rollo Fit”, the only roller massage machine with height adjustment.
miha Pro Line
Production of the “pro Line” cardio series begins.
Relocation to Emersacker
The company grows and relocates its headquarters from Augsburg to Emersacker in rural district of Augsburg.
miha Pro Step Control
Now the heart comes into play: With the “pro Step control”, miha debuts the world’s first stair climber with heart rate-controlled operation.
miha Club Line
Production of the “club Line” cardio series begins.
miha Cardio-Line with smart card system
Intelligence comes to automation: With the newly launched Cardio-Line, the machines are now converted to smart card system for the planning and control of training.
Automatic – that's also the keyword for the latest development: the first electronically controlled strength training machines of the “Trainlab” series are developed.
Squash becomes automatic
Launch of the first automatic squash ball serving machine with ball preheating.
No.1 in Europe
miha is Europe's leading ball serving machine supplier and launches an automatic ski trainer.
miha extends product range
miha expands its product range and now offers five different models of ball serving machines.
miha develops first ball serving machine
Training for tennis players: miha develops the first automatic tennis ball serving machine. It’s a big hit on tennis courts the world over.
milon's success story starts with the establishment of miha Maschinen GmbH in Augsburg by Dieter Miehlich.