Schmitz Amusements and its personnel offer more than a 100 years of coin operating experience. We are committed to providing superior service and guidance to our customers. The Schmitz family has been in the amusement industry for over 80 years. In 2010, J.R. Schmitz formed Schmitz Amusements after purchasing BLT Vending in 2009 and Advantage Vending in 2010, both located in the Two Rivers/Manitowoc Areas.
Schmitz Amusements offers a full range of services including video games, pool tables, electronic darts, counter top games, ATMs, foosball, toy cranes, and juke boxes. Our staff is dedicated to hands-on personal attentiveness to our customers, with a service department available 7 days a week and an average response time of less than an hour on all service calls. Schmitz Amusements believes in the best and most updated equipment for the locations offering Touch Tunes jukeboxes and is also a participating member of the Megatouch Tournamax program.
An affiliate member of the Manitowoc County Tavern League, Schmitz donates funds to promote the "safe ride" program. We also support and sponsor the annual poker run booklets, as well the yearly events like golf outings, banquets, etc. Supported charities include the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Relay for Life, and the American Cancer Society.
J.R. Schmitz is also a past president and former board member of WAMO (Wisconsin Amusement Music Operators) and a member of AMOA (Amusement and Music Operators Association). Schmitz Amusements supports both organizations and is active in efforts to aid in the growth of the industry. Schmitz Amusements is an exclusive national sponsor of the 2013 Pearl Vodka Dart Tournament, with prize money in excess of $250,000.