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KONE Corporation, press release, April 1, 2015KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to equip Lanzhou International Commercial Trade Center in Gansu province, Northwest China with 62 elevators. The multi-use building will bring 85,000 square meters of office and commercial space and a Hilton hotel to the city's central commercial district.
To deliver an energy-efficient system enabling a smooth and efficient flow of people in the 32-floor hotel building and 40-floor commercial tower, KONE will supply the building complex with 28 KONE MiniSpace(TM) elevators and 34 KONE MonoSpace® elevators. To further maximize people flow and reliability, KONE elevators are connected to the KONE E-Link(TM) monitoring system, and provide real-time information on the status of the equipment and statistical reports on performance.
"The city of Lanzhou is growing rapidly. We're excited to be part of this development and guarantee smooth people flow at this high-profile building," says William B. Johnson, Executive Vice President for KONE Greater China.
Lanzhou International Commercial Trade Center is constructed by Lanzhou Oriental Friendship Commercial Trade Center, a joint venture of Lanzhou government and Fujian Dongbai Group Co., Ltd. The building is expected to be completed in 2016.
The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Previously published press releases are available at
March 25, 2015: KONE wins order to equip multi-use development in Hefei, Anhui province in Eastern China
March 24, 2015: KONE to equip mixed-use development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
December 15, 2014: KONE to deliver intelligent people flow solutions to high-rise office buildings in Hunan Province, China
March 24, 2014: KONE to supply elevators to Zhonghai International Center in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
For further information, please contact:
Liisa Kivelä, Director, External Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 204 75 4330, firstname.lastname@example.org
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE'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 industry-leading elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and integrated solutions to enhance the People Flow in and between buildings. KONE's services cover the entire lifetime of a building, from the design phase to maintenance, repairs and modernization solutions. In 2014, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 7.3 billion, and at the end of the year over 47,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.