The Newest Headlines Surrounding Massage Chairs and Human Touch

Monday, February 09th, 2009

The Sleek WholeBody™ HT-5040 Massage Chair
Features Several Proprietary Technologies
that Deliver Health & Wellness through Massage

Long Beach, CA – (FEB. 10, 2009) – Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative lifestyle and massage products, today introduced the WholeBodyTM HT-5040 Massage Chair to the Furniture and Backcare industry. The WholeBodyTM massage chair is the newest massage chair in the Human Touch Signature Series line. The WholeBodyTM massage is designed to be both strong and sensitive to melt away muscle soreness providing a revitalizing, therapeutic massage with just the touch of a button.

WholeBodyTM Massage Chairs contain all the advantages of Human Touch’s Robotic Massage®, plus a suite of additional features designed to deliver a therapeutic massage. Incorporating patented and proprietary mechanics to drive its robotic rollers, the chair delivers a remarkably life-like “figure eight” massage that emulates the expert hands and techniques of highly trained massage therapists. The foot and calf massager shares this exclusive patented engineering, delivering a massage that introduces oxygen-rich blood to the legs, reviving tired muscles.

Users can select from three massage functions – Sore-Muscle Relief, Stress Therapy and Back Wellness – to address specific needs. And the Human Touch WholeBodyTM HT-5040  massage chair integrates an ergonomically contoured backrest with a quad-roller that can be targeted anywhere from the neck to the lower back.

Designed as the perfect blend of high-performance Human Touch TechnologyTM and modern design, the WholeBodyTM massage chair beautifully complements any home or office environment. This massage chair features a designer swivel base that rotates 60 degrees and rich bonded leather in a variety of designer colors accented with modern contrast stitching and squared tailoring. The ergonomically contoured headrest is trimmed with SofSuedeTM for an indulgent, comfortable feel to the base of the neck and along the shoulders.

“The WholeBody HT-5040 massage chair exemplifies Human Touch’s 30 years of continuous dedication to providing products that contribute to the wellness of athletes, back pain sufferers and just about everyone in between,” says Andrew Corkill, director of marketing, Human Touch. “In introducing the concept of the WholeBody massage, we’ve equipped the chair with three of our top massage programs, a wealth of proprietary technology, and our patented deep-well foot and calf massager. It satisfies virtually all the body’s massage needs, making it the perfect addition to any lifestyle and budget.”

The WholeBodyTM HT-5040 Massage Chair has an MSRP of $2,599 and will be available in June at leading retailers across the country. It will also be available directly from Human Touch at http://www.humantouch.com  

About Human Touch®
Human Touch®, celebrating its 30th anniversary as the leading brand of high-technology, design-oriented massage chairs and products for today’s modern and traditional living spaces, offers advanced technology and designs for consumers seeking to incorporate health and wellness into their everyday routines. Appealing to back pain sufferers, sports enthusiasts, and those looking to relax from today’s hectic lifestyles, Human Touch delivers high-quality Robotic Massage® chairs, zero-gravity recliners, and other industry-leading massage products that help people feel better, play better and perform better. Human Touch products are available at back care specialty stores, fine furniture stores across the country, through international retailers and distributors in more than 48 countries, and online at www.humantouch.com.

Monday, February 09th, 2009

Leading Massage Chair Designer and Manufacturer Adds to Its Already Leading Consumer-Protection Plans

Long Beach, CA – (FEB. 9, 2009) – Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative lifestyle products, today announced it is enhancing and adding to its standard consumer warranty for all its industry-leading massage chairs in a continued effort to further bolster one of the industry’s most comprehensive product protection plans.

As of today, HumanTouch® announces the following enhancements to their Standard Consumer Warranty:

- Increase from 90 days of Factory Warranty for Labor to One Full Year of In-Home Service coverage for all Elite and Signature Series massage chairs.

- Upgrade all 90 day Factory Warranty for Labor to 90 days of In-Home Service for iJoy® Robotic Massage® chairs.

- Increase Structural Warranty coverage on all Signature and Casual iJoy® Series massage chairs.
     – 5 year warranty for all Signature Series massage chairs.
     – 3 year warranty for all Casual iJoy® Robotic Massage® Chairs.

Human Touch’s top-of-the-line Elite Series Massage Chairs and Signature Series Massage Chairs have upgraded in-home service from 90 days to one year. Should an Elite Series or Signature Series massage chair need repair within one year of the purchase date, Human Touch will send a qualified service professional to the customer’s home at no charge to repair the chair.

HumanTouch® is upgrading Factory Labor to In-Home Service on all Casual Series iJoy® Robotic Massage® Chairs. Should a chair need repair within 90 days of the purchase date, Human Touch will send a qualified service professional to the customer’s home at no charge instead of customers having to send in products for repair.
Further Human Touch is increasing the structural warranty on all Signature and Casual Series massage chairs. A new five-year structural warranty for all Signature Series massage chairs. This includes massage chairs from the HT-100 line through the HT-7120. The Casual iJoy Robotic Massage® chair line is increasing the structural warranty to a full three years of coverage over their previous coverage of one year.

“For 30 years, Human Touch has focused on making its customers as comfortable and relaxed as possible by providing the most innovative massage technology that fits seamlessly into any lifestyle and budget,” says Andrew Corkill, director of marketing, Human Touch. “A big part of the HumanTouch promise is standing behind our products and consumers. Our expanded warranties underscore our unwavering commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, and provide purchaser’s added peace of mind in knowing Human Touch products will deliver lasting benefits for years to come.”

This new comprehensive Standard Consumer Warranty plan goes into effect as of today and covers 2009 core line massage chairs purchased on or after February 9th, 2009.

For more information on HumanTouch’s enhanced warranty program, please visit www.humantouch.com/consumer-warranties.html.  

About Human Touch

Human Touch, celebrating its 30th anniversary as the leading brand of high-technology, design-oriented massage chairs and products for today’s modern and traditional living spaces, offers advanced technology and designs for consumers seeking to incorporate health and wellness into their everyday routine. Appealing to back pain sufferers, sports enthusiasts, and those looking to relax from today’s hectic lifestyles, Human Touch® delivers high-quality Robotic Massage® chairs, zero gravity recliners, and other massage products that are generations ahead of the competition. Human Touch® sells products to specialty stores, fine furniture stores across the country, on-line at www.humantouch.com as well as internationally through retailers and distributors in more than 48 countries worldwide.