Shelton company named 'Innovator of the Year'

Shelton-based FitLinxx will be named “Innovator of the Year” by Business New Haven as part of its annual Business & Civics Award ceremony on March 28.

State Senator Kevin C. Kelly (R-21) and State Representatives Jason Perillo (R-113) and Larry Miller (R-122) applauded the award.

“We are proud to have a regional leader in technology that helps people live a healthier lifestyle right here in Shelton,” said Perillo in a release. “Not only is FitLinxx’s technology ahead of their curve, but so is their overall thinking. They are leaders, not only in the services they provide, but in recognizing what it takes to motivate people to make healthier choices, and achieve their fitness goals.”

FitLinxx is a company that develops innovative health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being. Its wireless activity monitors, health devices and software make it easy for people to accurately track and measure daily activity levels and health indicators like weight and blood pressure. Its fitness facility also helps members to adopt exercise habits that achieve health, wellness and fitness goals.

“Innovation is at the heart of our state’s economic recovery,” said Kelly. “I am so proud that FitLinxx will be honored as ‘Innovator of the Year,’ and it speaks volumes about their important role in our community. Not only do their products encourage health and wellness, but FitLinxx also serves as a role model for other start-up companies that may be considering making Shelton their home. I look forward to their continued success and applaud this significant milestone.”

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