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KONE Corporation, press release, February
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to deliver 60 elevators and escalators for the Chengdu Magic Cube mixed-use development in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province.
The Chengdu Magic Cube will become a 1,015,930 square meter urban complex combining cultural amenities, as well as office, hotel and residential facilities. The Magic Cube Performance Center will be the focal point, which is to be surrounded by several other buildings including two 220 meter-tall office towers.
KONE will equip the office towers with 44 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators, 10 KONE MonoSpace® elevators and six KONE TransitMaster™110 escalators. 40 of the elevators will be equipped with the KONE Destination Control System to reduce waiting and traveling times, as well as the KONE E-link™ equipment monitoring system. The contract also includes two years of standard maintenance.
"Chengdu Magic Cube will become a fantastic landmark at one of Western China's most important economic and cultural hubs. Smooth people flow plays a vital role in improving the experience for visitors, tenants, owners and workers. We are delighted to have the opportunity to help our customers for this exciting complex, which is soon to be completed," said William B. Johnson, Executive Vice President, KONE Greater China.
The project is estimated to be completed in mid-2021, and it is developed by Chengdu Merchants Yuankang Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. The main architect is Chengdu Jizhun Fangzhong Architectural Design.
KONE booked the order in the third quarter of 2020.
For further information, please contact:
Hanna Rutanen, Director, External Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 41 507 1361, firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous press releases are available at https://www.kone.com/en/news-and-insights/releases/ including:
December 22, 2020: KONE wins order for GDH City mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China
December 15, 2020: KONE to equip Beijing Metro Line 12 in China
October 20, 2020: KONE to equip Nanfeihong Plaza mixed-use development in Xi'an, China
April 15, 2020: KONE UltraRope® to feature in a new luxury hotel tower in Nanjing, China
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 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.