Fargo-based PRx is quickly developing a reputation across America for its wall-mounted, space-saving weight racks.
“It folds up out of the way when not in use,” said PRx Vice President Rachel Rice, “and you can still get your car in the garage when you need to.”
When COVID-19 hit and gyms nationwide shutdown, “it was bananas,” said PRx warehouse worker Ben Gurney. “We tried to adjust right away, but most of us weren’t sure it would continue the way it did.”
When the pandemic began to take hold in the United States, PRx was getting so many orders that it had to limit the hours during the day when orders could be placed. Even then, orders more than exceeded expectations.
“We had the website open 30 seconds before we met our daily sales quota,” Rice said.
The orders piled up. On a normal day before the coronavirus hit, they were