President & CEOKONE Corporation
The primary goal of this new magazine is to open an additional line of communication with the people who are involved with our company. We are constantly striving to understand your needs and strongly feel that successful business is maintained through open communication and on-going dialogue. We also created this magazine as a platform to share interesting views, cases and topics that will impact our industry now and in the future. For example, one important megatrend impacting today’s world is the densification of people into growing city centers. Urbanization offers many challenges and also great opportunities. Read more on how this megatrend will impact cities worldwide in this issue’s main article.KONE is Dedicated to People Flow™. By this we mean that our products and solutions must get people to their destinations in the fastest, safest, most economical and efficient way possible. Therefore, we are particularly interested in the newest technologies and best installation methods in order to achieve smoother people flow movement inside buildings. Increasingly, energy efficiency has been a very high priority for us. During the last 18 months, we have already done many positive changes in this regard.Creating a visual experience that people notice is another key area we are actively working on. Our goal is to make sure that the overall visual experience that a building conveys includes functional transport vehicles. We sincerely hope you enjoy this issue, and please let us know what you think by email.
Our urban centers are growing, and the choices we make now will impact their development far into the future, says Anthony Shorris, a professor at New York University.Read more »
Setting the right mood inside elevators means understanding both a building’s architecture and the local culture.Read more »
What is People Flow®?
People Flow means people moving smoothly, safely, comfortably, and without waiting in and between buildings.
Follow us on