Iron Grip Joins the Gold's Gym Franchisee Association Vendor Program

Orange County, Calif. — November 17, 2009 — Iron Grip Barbell Company has joined the Gold's Gym Franchisee Association (GGFA) Supplier's Partnership Network.

As a GGFA Supplier, Iron Grip will work closely with GGFA member facilities in order to provide them with premium, American-made free weight equipment at a competitive price.

"We believe the GGFA plays a positive role in both uniting Gold's Gym owners and promoting the Gold's Gym brand, so we're proud to become a part of the GGFA family,'' said Donna McCallum, Vice President of Sales for Iron Grip. ''Through this partnership, we look forward to strengthening our existing Gold's Gyms relationships, as well as getting to know new Gold's Gyms operators around the world."

About Gold's Gym Franchisee Association
The GGFA was founded in 2001 to be an independent, unified voice for all Gold's Gym franchisees, and serve as an advocate for franchisees to help them maximize the profitability and stability of their businesses. GGFA strives to work collaboratively with Gold's Gym International (GGI) to foster innovation in business practices, advance research and development projects, address governmental affairs, and assist in the profitability and security of all franchisees. For more information, please visit

About Iron Grip Barbell Company
Iron Grip, based in Santa Ana, Calif., is the largest provider of commercial free weight equipment worldwide and the only manufacturer with a line of exclusively American-made free weight equipment. Iron Grip is the preferred supplier to institutional fitness facilities worldwide, including national and regional health club chains, professional sports teams, universities, medical fitness centers, and police, fire and military fitness facilities. For more information, contact the company at 800-664-4766 or visit

Liz Bianchi
Iron Grip Barbell Company

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