Built on Experience and Expertise

Co-founded by Richard A. Kennedy and grown under his presidency for 38 years, Kencor, Inc. continues to accomplish our mission guided by the time-tested expertise of our executive, family team: In 2019, Karen Kennedy Dodds became Kencor, Inc.’s CEO and John Dodds assumed the role of President while Richard A. Kennedy remains Executive Chairman. Our principals hold national industry leadership positions and our field technicians exercise over 175 years’ combined experience on sites. Kencor, Inc. pairs exceptional service with advanced technology to give our customers comprehensive support. We communicate seamlessly among customers, administrators, and technicians to respond quickly and thoroughly to your needs.

Fast Growing Company

Our company is a family-owned and operated business that’s enjoyed double-digit growth since 2012. Kencor, Inc. is recognized by Inc. 5000 among America’s Fastest Growing Companies: We boast a 98% customer satisfaction rating thanks to the exceptional work of our team, from Certified Elevator Technicians (CETs) to administrative professionals. We deliver superior service because Kencor, Inc. fosters a workplace built on teamwork, applied skill, ongoing education, and above all, safety.

Recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work

Kencor, Inc. was recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work by the Philadelphia Business Journal and received a 2018 Silver Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. for Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace. We were also awarded Accredited Quality Contractor standing in 2016 and 2018 from the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., as well as a 2018 Platinum Safety Rating from the same organization.

Kencor, Inc. values the diversity that individuals from different backgrounds bring to the company. Kencor, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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The mission of Kencor Elevator is to promote the safe and efficient operation of vertical transportation systems through the professional and timely delivery of construction, maintenance and repair services by an educated and experienced workforce.


We adhere to all industry and professional standards in the execution of our technical and business practices to ensure a safe work and riding environment for employees and customers.


We promote freedom from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
We promote an atmosphere of effective communication and cooperation among our staff, customers and industry colleagues.


We build relationships and earn our customers’ business by honestly representing our services, producing high-quality products, and providing the highest level of customer service.


We comply with all applicable laws which govern our operations including financial, personnel, data protection and reporting regulations. We immediately notify the Company’s President whenever we suspect, observe, or learn of potentially unethical business conduct or any dishonest, destructive, or illegal act.


We expect and support ongoing formal and informal education of our technical, administrative and management employees in order that our trained workforce can conduct business utilizing the most current practices.

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