TK Elevator to Acquire City Elevator, One of the Leading Elevator Service Companies in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada


– Owner Heiner marnet and more than 75 City Elevator employees will join TK Elevator Canada following the formalization of the agreement on July 29, 2021.

– City Elevator is the fourth acquisition of Canada and the sixth overall in North America for the TK elevator in 2021.

BURNABY, BC, July 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TK Elevator has signed an agreement to acquire City Elevator, a leading provider of elevator service and maintenance in Metro Vancouver. City Elevator was founded in 2004 by Heiner marnet and Dennis graham.

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“As the urbanization boom spreads west to cities like Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, it is essential to have the best technicians, tools and technologies to ensure the proper functioning of transport systems under construction ”, states Kevin Lavallee, President and CEO of TK Elevator North America. “City Elevator has been one of those major elevator service providers in the Vancouver region for many years, and we are very happy to have them join our growing TKE family. “

TK Elevator has a strong presence throughout Metro Vancouver, including supporting some of the largest and most modern commercial office buildings in the downtown area. Vancouver, such as 601 West Hastings, 1133 Melville, 1090 West Pender, and the Alberni Tower.

Vancouver is a very special community for us, and we are proud to expand our presence there with the acquisition of City Elevator ”, shares Blaine Coupal, President and CEO, TK Elevator Canada.

Among the more than 75 employees who join TK Elevator Canada is the founder Heiner marnet, a long-time leader in the Western Canada community of elevators. Marnet was previously president of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA).

“City Elevator has established itself as one of the most reliable elevator companies in the Vancouver domain by conducting ourselves with honesty and integrity and by consistently providing exceptional service. This reflects the approach taken by TK Elevator in all facets of its business, and we are delighted to join TK Elevator and become a driving force in shaping the future of the elevator industry in Canada, adds Marnet.

Earlier this year, TK Elevator acquired three elevator companies in Ontario, two located in Toronto and one in Northern Ontario. In the United States, TK Elevator also acquired Albany Elevator and Accurate Elevator in Albany, New York and Marathon, Florida, respectively.

To find out more, visit

Dennis Van Milligen
Manager, Public Relations
Elevator TK North America
T +1 312 525 3190
[email protected]


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With customers in more than 100 countries served by 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of approximately € 8 billion in fiscal year 2019/2020. More than 1,000 sites around the world offer a vast network which guarantees proximity to customers. Over the past decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and has become independent since its sale by thyssenkrupp AG in August 2020. The most important sector of activity of the company is the service activity represented by more than 24,000 service technicians. The product portfolio spans freight elevators for residential and commercial buildings up to cutting-edge and highly customized solutions for state-of-the-art skyscrapers. In addition, it also includes escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair lifts and lifting platforms. Cloud-based integrated service solutions, such as the MAX platform, are gaining in importance. With these digital offers, there are no more limits to urban mobility. TKE – go beyond that.



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