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Miami, FL, July 1st, 2021 – American Elevator Group (“AEG”), today confirmed their investment in South Florida Elevator Service Corporation (“SFES” or “the Company”), the second of several anticipated acquisitions throughout Florida and the Southern United States, following their earlier acquisition of St. Petersburg-based Right Way Elevator in April 2021.

Established in 2015, SFES provides their full range of services across the South Florida region, with particular emphasis on maintenance, repairs, violation corrections and new equipment installations.

President and CEO of SFES Emilio Paneca welcomed the investment from AEG, commenting “Although we are a relatively young business, now is the time to accelerate and capitalize on our growth opportunities. The strength and resources available to us through AEG will guarantee that we quickly achieve our true potential.”

Robert Schaeffer, CEO of D & D Elevator, who will be assisting Emilio and SFES Vice President Armando Amat, welcomed SFES to AEG, saying “I am excited we have been able to include SFES within our portfolio of the nation’s best service operations. AEG acknowledges the potential for strong business development in Florida, and with SFES and other quality businesses that we expect to join us soon, we will continue to grow apace.”

About American Elevator Group
American Elevator Group is a collection of trusted, highly reputable, select elevator service companies. Their key focus is to deliver exceptional customer value while covering all industry specialisms, from legacy maintenance and repair services to high-technology installations and modernizations.

 

Irving, Texas: Smartrise Engineering is now including a 5-year warranty for every C4 and Hydro:Evolved controller sold, once again changing the way business is done in the elevator industry. If you previously purchased a C4 or Evolved controller, this also applies to you, as your warranty has been extended to 5 years as well.

It is Smartrise’s commitment to quality and our absolute faith in our controllers that allow us to offer such a long-term warranty. “Smartrise controllers are the most reliable in the industry and are built to last, so extending the warranties on C4 and Hydro:Evolved is an easy choice,” said Smartrise CEO Gilbert Zogbi. “We hope that with this warranty building owners, contractors, and consultants that choose C4 and Hydro:Evolved controllers will have peace of mind knowing that Smartrise will have their back longer than anyone else in the field.”

To learn more about Smartrise and our controllers, head to http://www.smartrise.us/.

 

 

Irving, Texas - Smartrise Engineering, the Irving, Texas-based elevator controller company, recently launched its new customer portal, once again showing how Smartrise is finding new ways to improve the customer experience. Smartrise customers can claim their account through their sales representative, then head to portal.smartrise.us to access all the benefits of the portal.

Customers will be able to track shipments from Smartrise’s warehouse to their final destination, find all their drawings, reports, and manuals in one place, and add team members to the portal to streamline the Smartrise purchasing process. With additional features soon to come, the Smartrise Customer Portal emphasizes how much Smartrise values their customers having the best possible experience when purchasing a Smartrise controller. “We are proud of the development and launch of this portal," said Smartrise General Manager Juliette Burns. "By giving customers all the information about their projects right at their fingertips, the portal will make working with Smartrise easier than ever."

If you want to learn more about the Smartrise Customer Portal or to claim your account, contact your sales representative, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call us at 469-678-8000.

ABOUT SMARTRISE: Founded in 2005, Smartrise Engineering is the largest independent elevator controller company in North America. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Smartrise uses open market technology to create an elevator controller that is simple to install, easy to use and maintain, and is backed by our industry-leading technical support team. This dedication to quality has led to Smartrise winning the prestigious Ellies Award for Best Supplier of Controllers in 2019 and 2020. To learn more about Smartrise, head to our website, www.smartrise.us.

 

Karen Long Retires

Karen began her career at Peelle September 1986 as Engineering Secretary. She quickly worked her way up to Sales Secretary and then to Sales Representative within only a few shorts years. Most recently, Long was promoted to Regional Sales Manager for Canada.  

She and her husband Darin will be retiring to their lake house in the Kawartha Region (Canada). They are both looking forward to spending more time with their children, grand-children and doing more outside activities such as boating, 4-wheeling, and traveling.

Salvatore (Sal) Severini Hired

Salvatore Severini III has joined the Peelle New York team in the capacity of Sales Representative. Sal grew up across the river from New York City in Union, NJ where he currently resides. Sal attended the Rutgers School of Engineering in New Brunswick, NJ where he played for the Rutgers Club Soccer Team, he graduated in 2019 with a Bachelors in Industrial/Systems Engineering. After graduation Sal worked as an Associate Consultant with Turtle and Hughes. Sal prides himself on handling clients and effective communicate and is excited to start his next chapter at Peelle.

For more information contact Mike Ryan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Louisville, KY, May 3rd, 2021 – American Elevator Group (“AEG”), today confirmed their investment in Abell Elevator International (“Abell Elevator” or “the Company”), further expanding their ability to serve customers throughout Kentucky and North Carolina.

Founded in 1910, and subsequently acquired by industry veteran Kent Lloyd in 1976, Abell Elevator specializes in the installation, maintenance, modernization, and repair of all types of equipment, with a particular focus on offering energy-efficient, environmentally responsible elevators.

David Lloyd, President of Abell Elevator, and son of Kent Lloyd, describes their dedication to the environment as a principal value, saying “We have always sought to offer our customers the very best technologies available, recognizing the solutions we provide will need to remain relevant for decades to come.”

David’s brother Sterrett Lloyd, acknowledged the acquisition by commenting “I have personally known the AEG leadership team for many years. I am delighted that Abell Elevator has determined that the next chapter of their development will be with a group committed to building upon Abell Elevator’s well-established legacy of excellent customer service, and technical expertise.”

AEG Vice President Ken Harmon added “We always look to add the very best service operations to our growing collective. Abell Elevator was certainly one of the easiest choices we have ever made.”

About American Elevator Group
American Elevator Group is a collection of trusted, highly reputable, select elevator service companies. Their key focus is to deliver exceptional customer value while covering all industry specialisms, from legacy maintenance and repair services to high-technology installations and modernizations.
www.americanelevator.com
www.abellinternational.com

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