KONE equips Sydney's high-energy-efficiency commercial tower in Australia

Press Release Published 07/10/2016

KONE Corporation, press release, October 7, 2016

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won an order to supply 17 elevators to 100 Mount Street, North Sydney, Australia. This project is a 5 Star, Green Star Design and a 5 Star NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) rated commercial building in North Sydney Central Business District (CBD). It is also a Property Council of Australia (PCA) Premium grade building representing the latest in commercial office space.

The 42-level building will accommodate 40,500m2 of net lettable area towering the North Sydney CBD Area. Upon its completion, 100 Mount Street will have an option to include Raised Access Floor (RAF) systems based on the requirements of tenants. This building is 148.55 meters tall above ground.

"We are very pleased to contribute to a project which has such high environmental credentials with latest innovations in high rise design and construction," says Axel Berkling, Executive Vice President for KONE Asia Pacific.

KONE's people flow solutions will complement 100 Mount Street premium grade design and high-quality facilities, and ensure smooth and safe traveling for its occupants. The building will be equipped with 9 KONE MiniSpace(TM) high-speed elevators with speed up to 7m/s and 8 KONE MonoSpace® elevators, with a speed up to 2.5m/s.

The order was booked in the second quarter of 2016.

Previous press releases are available at www.kone.com/press including:

March 16, 2016: KONE to modernize equipment at Melbourne Central Tower, a high-profile office building in Australia
March 16, 2016: KONE wins order for Australia 108 luxury apartment building in Melbourne
July 14, 2015: KONE UltraRope chosen to modernize New Zealand's iconic Sky Tower

For further information, please contact:
Liisa Kivelä, Director, Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 204 75 4330, media@kone.com

About KONE
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 to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

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