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Local Entrepreneur Opens Fitness Machine Technicians in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS – March 1, 2022 – Fitness Machine Technicians, specialists in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for commercial and residential customers, opens in the Grand Rapids area today. Local native Chris Bangma will own and operate this office.

Fitness Machine Technicians operates in more than 100 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.

Bangma, who grew up in the Grand Rapids area, pursued a 30-year career as an engineer in the film industry before relocating back to Western Michigan. Bangma has always lived an active lifestyle and has a passion for fixing equipment, allowing him to effortlessly transition into his new entrepreneurial experience.

“Having grown up in this area, I am excited to bring a much-needed service and solution into the all-too-common problem gyms and fitness centers face – broken equipment,” said Bangma. “With the necessary knowledge and natural knack for fixing equipment, my team will serve the area with pride, and maintain the excellent customer service Fitness Machine Technicians is known for.”

Bangma will employ a local technician and expand his workforce as the need increases. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, technicians take extra precautions by wearing face masks and using disinfectant wipes when servicing equipment.

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, “Chris is very knowledgeable about the Grand Rapids area and is passionate about the fitness world, which makes him the perfect fit for Fitness Machine Technicians. We’re excited to watch him grow our Michigan market!”

For more information about having a fitness machine or exercise facility serviced, please contact Fitness Machine Technicians of Grand Rapids at 616-799-4939 or visit www.FitnessMachineTechnicians.com/west-michigan/.


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