Fitness Machine Technicians Opens First Location in Chicago and Northwest Suburbs
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Fitness Machine Technicians Opens First Location in Chicago and Northwest Suburbs

Printer’s Row entrepreneur brings national fitness equipment repair company to the Chicago Loop, North Shore, and Northwest Suburbs

CHICAGO (PRWEB) DECEMBER 04, 2019 - Fitness Machine Technicians, specialists in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for commercial and residential customers, announced it will open its first location in Illinois today. Berenice Carlson of Chicago will own and manage the local office.

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 in fitness centers, universities, high schools, hotels, apartment complexes, corporate gyms and private residences.

“As a fitness enthusiast and traveler, it’s frustrating when you finally motivate yourself to head to the hotel gym, only to find equipment that does not work,” says Carlson. “My goal is to provide our area with the best maintenance and repair service in the area, and to give people peace of mind that their machines are working in top shape.”

Carlson’s family emigrated from Mexico City to Quad Cities, Illinois when she was eight. As the daughter of immigrants, she praises her parents for making the sacrifice to move their family to the U.S., increasing access to education and opportunity. Carlson now looks forward to leading her women-owned business.

A member of the Chicago Foundation for Women, Carlson states, “In a city that just elected its first mayor who is a woman of color, now more than ever, I’m thrilled to open my own business in Chicago. When I found Fitness Machine Technicians, I knew it was the right fit – combining my passions for fitness and service.”

With a Master’s in Public Health from Northern Illinois University, Carlson spent her career at AMITA Health where she started as a phlebotomist and eventually became Associate Vice President of Customer Engagement and Population Health. But for the past four years, she has also served as an operations coordinator for medical mission trips to Central America. She works with the local government and ministers of health to meet the medical needs of each community. For her, it’s an opportunity to meet the needs of those whose stories she resonates with – “I see myself in their eyes,” she says.

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’re thrilled to have Berenice open our first Illinois office. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her role, and a deep passion for serving her community and improving their ability to lead a healthy lifestyle.”

Carlson has hired a local technician and plans to hire several more as the business grows. All technicians are trained at Fitness Machine Technicians’ headquarters in Philadelphia.

For more information about having a fitness machine or exercise facility serviced, please contact Fitness Machine Technicians Chicago at 800-674-3133 or visit

About Fitness Machine Technicians

Fitness Machine Technicians specializes in the maintenance and repair of fitness equipment for commercial and home exercise facilities. Clients include fitness centers, corporations, hotels, condominiums, high schools, colleges and universities, government, and residential homes across the United States. Its corporate-trained and authorized technicians are committed to providing the most reliable repair and maintenance services.

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. The company’s award-winning franchise currently has locations in more than 80 territories across the country. For more information, visit the website at or call 844-FMT-FIXX.

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Katie Kring
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