KONE, one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry, was founded in 1910 and celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2010. The company’s objective is to offer the best People Flow™ experience by developing and delivering solutions that enable people to move smoothly, safely, comfortably and without waiting in buildings in an increasingly urbanizing environment. KONE provides innovative and eco-efficient solutions for elevators, escalators and automatic building doors. We support our customers every step of the way; from design, manufacturing and installation to maintenance and modernization.
Our commitment to customers is present in all KONE solutions. This makes us a reliable partner throughout the life-cycle of the building. We challenge the conventional wisdom of the industry. We are fast, flexible, and we have a well-deserved reputation as a technology leader, with such innovations as KONE MonoSpace®, KONE MaxiSpace™, and KONE InnoTrack™. You can experience these innovations in architectural landmarks such as the Trump Tower in Chicago, the 30 St Mary Axe building in London, the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam and the Beijing National Grand Theatre in China.
KONE employs on average 40,000 dedicated experts to serve you globally and locally in over 50 countries. In 2012, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 6.3billion.