Start Elevator Expands In Merger With AI-An Elevator

The Start Elevator and AI-An Elevator Maintenance Corporation merger will provide more efficient, effective service to a broader service area.

Online PR News – 30-July-2015 – BRONX, NY – Start Elevator and AI-An Elevator Maintenance Corporation are now working together to deliver responsive and effective elevator service throughout the tri-state area. A 2014 merger of the two companies expanded their reach and their service capabilities, adding AI-An Elevator's 35 years of experience to Start Elevator's 20 years of service in the elevator industry.

"This has been a great partnership and we are looking forward to future growth. Between Start Elevator and Al-An Elevator, we've been able to expand our service area and are able to provide our clients with quick and efficient service, getting elevators up and operational faster than ever before," said John O'Shea, owner of Start Elevator (

Al-An Elevator Maintenance Corp is owned by Mr. Anthony DiNapoli and has been servicing elevators in NYC for over 35 years. The merger is the latest move in Start Elevator's growth strategy and promises to allow Start Elevator to strengthen its presence in the tri-state area.

A family-run business, Start Elevator employs 85 people and has $16 million worth of projects annually. The merger is part of Start Elevator's goal to reach $18 million annually. The newly merged companies provide elevator maintenance, repair, modernization, and construction in New York and the surrounding area, and are licensed to perform elevator inspections and clear violations. Cross-training and a hands-on approach to customer service allow management to oversee jobs performed by any of these five areas of service, directly impacting productivity, service quality, and customer satisfaction.

Expansion is nothing new for Start Elevator. In 2000, the company was awarded Bridges to Success, an award that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit shown by significant business growth and fiscally sound expansion.

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About Start Elevator: Start Elevator was founded in 1992 by John O'Shea, and has remained a family business committed to personal service, innovative ideas and earning a reputation of excellence. The goal at Start Elevator is to continually provide customers with the personalized service that has earned them a reputation for outstanding performance in the elevator industry.

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