ATIS Expands Conveyance Management Offering With Acquisition of Kenneth H. Lemp Elevator Consultant, Inc.

October 06, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Testing and Inspection Services (ATIS), a leading U.S. conveyance management company that helps improve device safety, compliance, and performance, has acquired Kenneth H. Lemp Elevator Consultant, Inc. Founded in 1984, K.H. Lemp has been offering vertical transportation inspection and consulting services for over thirty years, with a primary focus on new elevator construction and modernization design and pre-design services, project management/administration, maintenance management and maintenance audits.

“Like us, the K.H. Lemp team values safety, integrity, impartiality and transparency, and they are a very welcomed addition to the ATIS family.”Tweet this

With this acquisition, ATIS has significantly expanded its capabilities to deliver full-lifecycle elevator and conveyance management services for building owners, property managers, contractors and architects.

“Our acquisition of K.H. Lemp’s consulting practice is a transformative step in advancing our mission to elevate conveyance safety, compliance and performance,” said Chip Smith, CEO of ATIS. “Like us, the K.H. Lemp team values safety, integrity, impartiality and transparency, and they are a very welcomed addition to the ATIS family.”

“ATIS is a known leader in the elevator industry and we are excited to be joining them as they continue to innovate in their delivery of full-service conveyance management services,” said Jim Lemp, President and Principal of K.H. Lemp Elevator Consultant, Inc. “This is a great fit for us, and we are confident that the highest levels of quality customer service will continue under the ATIS name.”

This acquisition completes a process that started in 2019, when ATIS acquired K.H. Lemp’s elevator inspection business and it is ATIS’s 12th acquisition since 2013.

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About ATIS

ATIS manages every aspect of conveyance systems on behalf of building owners and property managers, combining objective assessments, unparalleled expertise and innovative technology to improve the safety, compliance and performance of elevators, escalators, moving walks and other conveyances. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, ATIS serves more than 20,000 customers and 100,000 unique devices throughout the United States.


Dave Hardin
Regional Director, Elevator Consultant
211 3rd Street, Valley Park, MO 63088
Office: (636) 861-2722
Direct: (314) 668-7351

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