Fitness Machine Technicians to Open in Palm Beach and Broward County in November
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Fitness Machine Technicians to Open in Palm Beach and Broward County in November

Boynton Beach residents Ted Konugkis and Helayne Klier-Konugkis to open national fitness equipment repair service location in Southeast Florida

October 09, 2019 // // PALM BEACH, Fla. - Fitness Machine Technicians, specialists in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for commercial and residential customers, announced today it will open its first location in Florida this fall. Husband and wife team Ted Konugkis and Helayne Kiler-Konugkis of Boynton Beach said they are scheduled to open the Palm Beach and Broward County location in November.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Fitness Machine Technicians operates in more than 70 markets across the country and offers service/repair and maintenance on a variety of exercise equipment to fitness centers, universities, high schools, hotels, apartment complexes, corporate gyms and private residences.

For Ted and Helayne, transplants from New Jersey, being able to provide this type of service to both consumers and the fitness and hospitality industry is very exciting. Helayne gained valuable experience through her years in senior executive roles with Prudential and MetLife as a tunaround expert creating competitive advantage for customers and industry leading services. Ted honed his skills as an entrepreneur and business owner, managing and operating mobile home and landscaping companies. He also served as a volunteer firefighter and EMT for more than 20 years. Looking for a change from corporate America, the two were drawn to Fitness Machine Technicians because of its national footprint, the growing population in Florida, access to a pool of talented workers, and an increased focus on healthy living achieved through exercise.

“Southeast Florida has a fitness-minded population, and we believe this is a service that’s needed throughout the region. We are the only national player in this space and can draw on exceptional training, services and products unparalleled in this industry. Because of this area’s focus on tourism, sports and fitness, we think we have a great opportunity to partner with our potential clients to understand how we can support their success with regard to the fitness offerings they provide their customers,” says Ted.

Helayne added that they plan to become a strong member of the business community in Palm Beach and Broward County. “Our goal is not only to be the provider of choice for our customers, but the employer of choice as well. We know our path to success is recruiting and retaining dedicated workers and we are committed to doing that. We believe that engaged employees will provide the exceptional service that we want to be known for in this area,” she said.

Since its inception, Fitness Machine Technicians has been committed to delivering reliable service/repair and preventive maintenance services to customers across the nation. With more than 35 years’ experience in the fitness industry, Chief Executive and Founder Don Powers created a company that puts its customers first.

Powers notes, “We are thrilled to welcome Ted and Helayne to the Fitness Machine Technicians family. The knowledge they bring to our business, along with their passion to serve their community, is inspiring.”

Fitness Machine Technicians Palm Beach & Broward County will be locally owned and operated by Montana’s First, LLC.

For more information about having a fitness machine or exercise facility serviced, please contact Helayne Klier-Konugkis at (561) 600-5840 or visit

About Fitness Machine Technicians

Fitness Machine Technicians specializes in the maintenance and repair of equipment for commercial and home exercise facilities. Clients include health clubs, corporations, hotels, condos, education, government and residential homes across the United States. Fitness Machine Technicians also offers franchise opportunities to individuals with an interest in fitness and looking to run a service-based business based on a proven operating model. For more information, visit the website at or call 844-FMT-FIXX.

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