KONE Corporation, press release, January 11,
KONE Corporation, one of the global leaders in the elevator and
escalator industry, has won an order to deliver 111 elevators to
the Nanjing Kingfine Center, an office and residential development
set in the burgeoning neighborhood along Baiji Lake in Nanjing,
China. Among the elevator units, KONE will provide 28 KONE
MiniSpace(TM) and 23 KONE MonoSpace® elevators. In addition, KONE
will supply 60 KONE TravelMaster(TM) escalators for the project
which is set to be completed in early 2017.
The Nanjing Kingfine Center will consist of one 168-meter
office building, four residential towers and one commercial podium.
Set to be located near the Baijia Lake area, the project will be
constructed at the interchange of Nanjing's upcoming metro lines 1
and 3, which already includes two malls and has been fast
developing into one of China's most buzzing and picturesque
"KONE's good reputation as a reliable partner played a
critical role in the selection process for this order," says
William B. Johnson, Executive Vice President for KONE Greater
China. "We are very happy to be involved in this great project and
look forward to starting the supply of our solutions for the
different towers and buildings inside the Nanjing Kingfine
The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Previous press releases on KONE's orders are available at
For further information, please
Liisa Kivelä, Director, Communications, KONE Corporation, tel.
+358 204 75 4330. email@example.com
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.