KONE has acquired Reliant Elevator Company, the largest independent elevator service company in the State of Oregon, USA. Through this acquisition KONE strengthens its position as one of the leading elevator and escalator companies in the Portland metropolitan area and throughout Oregon.

Reliant Elevator Company focuses on elevator maintenance, repairs and modernization. The company has 1,400 elevators in its maintenance base and currently employs 18 people. “We are thrilled to be adding these new customers and employees in this important market,” says Vance Tang, KONE EVP and Area Director for the Americas.

Reliant has consistently grown their elevator maintenance business by delivering quality customer service. “The combined Reliant – KONE teams will work hard to further build the already strong performance and customer relationships,” Tang concludes.

Reliant and KONE are combining their elevator service operations under the KONE name during the coming months.