Company History

Company History

HUR (Helsinki University Research) is the leading supplier of strength training equipment
to senior, rehabilitation and the inclusive wellness markets.

With over 10,000 installations on five continents, HUR pneumatic (air resistance) strength training equipment is manufactured in Finland and distributed in over 30 countries. HUR was developed as the result of a research project at the University of Technology, Helsinki in 1989.

The company has maintained close ties with the research community ever since, which means the latest findings are incorporated into HUR products and software. HUR labs, which develops and produces products for measuring human performance, was established to support HUR’s on-going commitment to producing the finest, user-friendly strength training solutions for older adults.


Evidence-based Design

ISO 13485 ISO 9001HUR equipment is backed by many years of scientific research and development in collaboration with universities and leading experts in physiology and biomechanics worldwide. With the goal of complete customer satisfaction, HUR’s Quality Management System is certified according to ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2015, which covers the whole production process, from the choice of raw material to assembly, service and customer care.

HUR USA is a Pioneering Leader

Powered by HUR’s 30 years of experience, evidence-based Scandinavian design and air resistance technology, industry-leading providers who choose HUR are equipped with premier strength training equipment and solutions for older adults. HUR offers better results, enhanced customer satisfaction and the marketing muscle their centers, and their clients, need to thrive.