Main Line Brands Acquires Fitness Machine Technicians | Local business news

HICKORY – Main Line Brands, a parent company of several home service franchises, recently added Fitness Machine Technicians, a Philadelphia-based franchise organization, to its portfolio of corporate brands.

Fitness Machine Technicians specializes in the repair and maintenance of fitness equipment for commercial and residential exercise facilities in the United States and Canada. It provides exercise equipment services in fitness centers, businesses, hotels, condominiums, high schools, colleges and universities, government and residences.

“Fitness Machine Technicians is an emerging brand with a large following,” said Chris Buitron, president and CEO of Main Line Brands. “This is a unique concept that provides a much-needed service to businesses and homeowners across North America. We are excited to add them to the Main Line Brands system.

“We have experienced substantial franchise expansion over the past few years and believe our alignment with core brands can take our growth to another level,” said Fitness Machine Technicians President and CEO Don powers. “We share Main Line Brands’ commitment to the customer and provide excellent, reliable service at an affordable price. We believe this is an ideal relationship as we move forward and grow in the future.

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With 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, selling equipment, owning outlets and owning and managing fitness centers, Powers saw an opportunity to provide a needed service, business based only on the repair and maintenance of fitness equipment.

Fitness Machine Technicians sold its first franchise in 2012 before launching a national franchise campaign in 2018. The brand now has more than 50 franchises in the United States and Canada, with more than 100 operating territories in 30 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces.

Main Line Brands, based in Hickory, is a parent company operating leading home service franchises Mosquito Authority, Pest Authority and Fitness Machine Technicians.

Susquehanna Private Capital invested in Main Line Brands in October 2020. Susquehanna Private Capital is one of the largest private financial services companies in the world.

The current Mosquito Authority and Pest Authority brands both operate with an affordable business model, with no commitments or annual contracts.

Mosquito Authority was founded in 2002 and is the nation’s leading professional tick and mosquito control provider. Pest Authority specializes in commercial and residential pest control, rodents and termites.

The company has more than 700 franchise territories nationwide across the three brands.

For more information on fitness equipment technicians, visit or call 844-FMT-FIXX.