SOURCE: Nautilus, Inc.

December 20, 2006 16:42 ET

Nautilus, Inc. Brings Product Development to Headquarters

Apparel Division to Relocate to Louisville

VANCOUVER, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 -- Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), a pure fitness company, has announced plans to relocate its Louisville, Colo.-based product development facility to the company headquarters in Vancouver, Wash., and move its Apparel Division from nearby Broomfield, Colo., into the Louisville building the company owns.

The move will add 40-50 positions at the Nautilus, Inc. headquarters in Vancouver, where the company currently employs 550. Virtually all Louisville employees will be extended relocation offers, with the transition expected to be complete by March 2007.

"This transition will further enhance cross-functional partnerships between product development, marketing and industrial design groups," said Tim Hawkins, president of the Fitness Equipment Business for Nautilus, Inc. "Having this group together will help to streamline processes, improve team efforts, and enhance communication."

Hawkins said the Company's 90-person Apparel Division will relocate from leased space in Broomfield to the Louisville facility owned by Nautilus, Inc.

Nautilus has had a presence in Colorado since acquiring the indoor exercise assets of Schwinn Fitness in 2001.

About Nautilus, Inc.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) is a pure fitness company that provides tools and education necessary to help people achieve a fit and healthy lifestyle. With a brand portfolio that includes Nautilus®, Bowflex®, Schwinn® Fitness, StairMaster®, and Pearl iZUMi®, Nautilus manufactures and markets a complete line of innovative health and fitness products through direct, commercial, retail, specialty and international channels. The Company was formed in 1986 and had sales of $631 million in 2005. It has 1,600 employees and operations in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, China, and other locations around the world. More information is at