Elevator Escalator Installation and Renovation

QST, Inc has become one of the leading Minority Companies providing Project Management and installation services for Elevators and Escalators. QST, Inc has the capabilities to provide all labor, material, equipment and supervision to refurbish personnel and freight elevators. QST, Inc provides all labor, material, equipment and supervision to remodel existing elevators that includes the following:

  • Installation of a new Microprocessor hydraulic elevator control1er with Magnetic card reader software to interface with the existing customer security system.
  • Installation of new elevators power unit, including control valve tank and pump motor. This includes all new piping from the power unit to the hydraulic jack assembly.
  • Replace the existing hydraulic jack system with safety bulkheads and AIN liner protection.
  • Update and remodel front and rear door operating system, including, new closed loop door operator, new door tracks, hangers and rollers, new #4 stainless steel doors, new hatch doors with hangers, rollers and interlocks.
  • Provides new enamel finished steel hoist way doors, new door clutch, new door restrictor device, and new Panaforty infra red entrance detector screens.
  • Replace existing travel cables, including complete rewiring the existing hatchway, pit and limit switches.
  • All work complies with the handicapped provisions of the Elevator Code and Americans with Disabilities Acts.

QST, Inc has developed and maintains a strong relationship with Elevator/Escalator companies such as ThyssenKrupp Elevator, Elevator Control Service, and Mid-American Elevator Company. These relationships have allowed QST, Inc to successfully implement elevator and escalator renovations and installations with government agencies such as Fort Detrick, The FBI Academy in Quantico Virginia, the GSA Historical Cohen Building Escalators, the Environment Protection Agency, along with the Frederick School for the Deaf and Maryland State William Donald Schaefer Building.

The teaming of these elevator companies allows QST, Inc to be a service provider of vertical and horizontal transportation technology and to enhance the utilization of the Minority Business Enterprise Program (MBE). We are committed to delivering the best technology and quality to every single customer in a customized solution.

Many building managers are well-aware of the headaches that occur when an elevator is down for repair, but the QST, Inc team helps its clients eliminate those trouble calls. QST, Inc analyzes the client's individual needs and develops a program designed to provide the most cost-effective protection for the customer's elevator operation. QST, Inc specializes in program management and preventive maintenance, repair, modernization, and new installation.

Additional Constructions Capabilities

The Teaming of QST, Inc allows  this team to provide a full service general contracting support.

We specializing in renovations of non-residential buildings and  licensed to do business in Maryland (license no. 50403), Virginia (license no. 2705 026720A), and Washington, DC.  We have past and present experience to perform in the following trades: demolition, landscaping, concrete (cast-in-place & pre-cast), masonry, structural steel, metals, rough & finish carpentry, thermal & moisture protection, doors & windows, gypsum board, tile flooring, acoustical ceilings, painting, ADA specialties, and small mechanical.