Le Lézard
Classified in: Business
Subject: CXP

Fitness Machine Technicians Signs 25th Franchisee

MALVERN, Pa., March 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fitness Machine Technicians, specialists in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for fitness centers, corporate gyms, universities, hotels, apartment buildings and private residences, announced it has signed its 25th franchisee, set to open this spring in Boston.

"We are thrilled that our franchise concept has been so well received," said Don Powers, founder and owner of Fitness Machine Technicians. "Our franchisees see the same opportunity I saw when I started the business more than 15 years ago. And they are taking our brand and successfully introducing it across the country."

Prior to launching Fitness Machine Technicians, Powers spent 20 years in the exercise industry ? owning gyms, selling corporate fitness, and owning fitness retail stores. When he owned gyms, he hated when members would press him about a broken piece of equipment.

"I couldn't stand being the owner and a customer coming up to me and saying, 'Don, when is that treadmill going to be fixed?' and me trying to get a service company on the phone," said Powers.

The landscape was, and still is, dominated by do-it-all mom-and-pop service providers, who not only took jobs to repair exercise machines, but washers and dryers, refrigerators, and lawn mowers, too.

Powers saw an opportunity so he bought a side business fixing treadmills, ellipticals, etc. Long story short, after selling his stores and gyms, the service business took off.

After building Fitness Machine Technicians, he decided to take his blueprint and franchise the model across the country.

"I started slowly so I could test the franchise concept," said Powers. "After signing two franchisees near our headquarters and learning from the experience, I announced the concept and we began selling last spring. It's a tremendous feeling to see other entrepreneurs become part of our team, and have the same passion and excitement I have."

In the past 12 months, Fitness Machine Technicians has signed 20 franchisees representing 42 territories.

"We are generating a ton of interest from the franchise community," added Powers. "We hope to sign our 50th franchisee by year end."

About Fitness Machine Technicians

Founded in 2002 by Don Powers, Fitness Machine Technicians offers service/repair and maintenance services on a variety of fitness equipment on a contract and non-contract basis. The company is headquartered outside of Philadelphia and currently has locations in 15 states.

For more information visit http://www.FitnessMachineTechnicians.com.


SOURCE Fitness Machine Technicians

These press releases may also interest you

at 00:01
Companies focusing on upskilling their workforces and spending more on technology/IT are typically more digitally mature than companies spending less on these priorities, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) based on a survey of...

at 00:01
ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its Q2 2019 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows that median home prices in the second quarter...

at 00:00
Pharmacy Compounding Regulation A Fresh Look at Guidance, Compliance, Enforcement **An FDAnews Webinar** Thursday, July 11, 2019 · 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT https://www.fdanews.com/pharmacycompoundingregulation0719 FDA scrutiny on compounding...

26 jun 2019
Pure Multi-Family REIT LP ("Pure Multi-Family") confirms that it received an unsolicited conditional proposal today from American Landmark/Electra America ("ALEA") for the acquisition by ALEA of all of the outstanding Class A Units of Pure...

26 jun 2019
On June 4, the People's Government of Hezhou City of Guangxi and Shunfeng Tourism Group held the signing ceremony of Shunfeng Hot Spring Recreation and Tourism Development Project in Guposhan Industrial Zone in Dongrong Villa, Hezhou, according to...

26 jun 2019
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced today that Chris Benjamin, president and chief executive officer, will attend the 2019 JMP Securities Boston Real Estate Conference. Investor material for the conference scheduled for Thursday, June 27, 2019 may...

News published on 16 march 2019 at 13:00 and distributed by: