KONE IN BRIEF

We are a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, and our job is to make the best of the world’s cities.

WHO WE ARE

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building.

Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with our partners and customers around the world, we help cities to become better places to live in. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion, and at the end of the year over 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

VISION AND STRATEGY

Our vision is to deliver the best People Flow® experience. This means we understand that different types of buildings serve different purposes, which has an impact on the flow of people and on the surrounding environment. It also means we provide Ease, Effectiveness and Experiences to our users and customers, over the full life cycle of buildings. To bring the strategy to life, we have introduced four Ways to Win with our customers.

Locations

We operate in more than 60 countries around the world, serving more than 400,000 customers. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, we have eight global R&D centers and seven global productions sites, as well as a worldwide network of authorized distributors.

THE BEST PEOPLE FLOW EXPERIENCE

At KONE, we understand that different types of buildings have an impact on the flow of people and the surrounding environment.