The US Army has chosen Eleiko as a key supplier for bars, bumper plates, dumbbells and a range of free weight equipment and racks. Eleiko was awarded more than 80 line items as part of the Army’s Strength Equipment RFP process. With this five-year contract, Eleiko becomes a preferred supplier for the US Army and will provide a range of weightlifting, strength and performance training equipment to MWR facilities in the US and garrisons around the world.
Eleiko quality and weightlifting expertise make us the clear choice for military customers looking to expand their competencies around performance training. With our equipment and education offerings, we support service members with programs to address the distinct challenges of maintaining tactical readiness and being combat-ready over a lifespan.
“We aim to be a strong partner to the US Army and support service members beyond providing quality equipment,” said Rickard Blomberg, President Eleiko Sport Inc. “We stand at the ready to deploy a depth of expertise in support of the US Army Holistic Health & Fitness Initiative. We will apply our deep experience to design and layout best in class performance centers and implement outcome based performance programs.”
Eleiko has a history of working with the US Military and has supplied equipment to the United States Navy, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, the United States Military Academy West Point and the United States Air Force Academy. We have also delivered our education programs and equipment to US Navy SEALs. In the fall of 2018, Eleiko conducted an ACFT demo and multi-day training session for 85 MWR professional at the Athletic Business Conference helping the MWR team prepare to successfully prepare for the deployment of the new ACFT standards in 2020.
We look forward to further developing our relationships and supporting the United States Military in the years to come.