Near U partners with MTB Mechanical, rounds out presence in North Carolina

Written on: July 20, 2022 by ICM

NearU Services announced has partnered with MTB Mechanical Inc., a leading residential and light commercial HVAC services provider in the Charlotte, NC area. With this partnership, NearU has rounded out its geographic presence in all major markets in North Carolina and expanded its service capabilities into one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.

“We are thrilled to welcome MTB Mechanical to the NearU family,” said Ashish Achlerkar, NearU’s Founder & CEO. “Britt and Jennifer Thomas, along with the talented MTB team, have built an outstanding company with a best-in-class reputation in the home services industry. They have achieved this preeminent position by remaining laser-focused on two core principles: delivering top-quality tradesmanship to their extensive and loyal customer base and attracting and retaining the best technician talent in the industry. This promising partnership—with a company in our own backyard—will allow for the sharing of best practices in customer experience, employee training, and technology-enablement across the NearU family of companies. We are grateful for MTB’s trust in NearU as the preferred transition partner, and we look forward to driving the company’s exceptional legacy to greater heights.”

“We founded MTB Mechanical in 2002, inspired by our family’s multigenerational legacy in the HVAC industry and grounded in our deep roots in the Charlotte area,” said Britt and Jennifer Thomas, Former Co-Owners of MTB Mechanical. “Our mission is the same now as it was then: to deliver premium-quality heating and cooling solutions to our valued customers in a personalized manner. For over two decades, our team members have executed flawlessly on this mission—allowing the MTB name to become synonymous with customer trustworthiness and employee wellbeing. Early on in our conversations with Ashish and the entire NearU team, it became clear that they are highly committed to maintaining and growing the strong legacy that we have built. Their talented, locally-based team is relentlessly focused on employee empowerment and training, and on serving our customers the right way. We have great confidence in MTB’s future as part of the NearU family, and we look forward to hitting the ground running with them on day one.”

Under NearU’s ownership, the MTB Mechanical team will continue to operate under its current, reputed local brand. The company will go on serving customers under the existing management team led by GM Britt Thomas and Operations Manager Christopher Bralley. NearU’s operations, finance, and marketing teams have a well-defined plan to empower MTB Mechanical to continued excellence in service to its employees and its customers.

Charlotte, NC-based NearU continues to be well capitalized and is actively seeking other long-standing, highly reputable brands to join the rapidly growing NearU family.