KONE Wins Order for German Tower

Press Release Published 31/12/2002

KONE's Mid-European Group (MEG), in cooperation with the Major Project Unit (MPU), has booked the order to deliver 17 elevators to the 43-story "Skyper" in Frankfurt, Germany.

This 150-meter tall tower will be built next to the Gallileo Tower, to which KONE is supplying 14 elevators.
Eight of the Skyper units will be KONE Alta™ elevators (four at 6.0 m/s and four at 4.0 m/s). Of the remaining nine units, one is a fireman's elevator based on a KONE MiniSpace™ platform, seven are KONE MonoSpace® elevators, and the final one is a round glass elevator. The elevators will feature KONE Destination Control System (DCS) for improved traffic-handling.
The architect for Skyper is JSK Architects of Frankfurt, and the general contractor is a consortium headed by Müller Altvater. The developer is Deka Immobilienfond, part of the German Sparkasse organization. Installation will begin in October, 2003. Handover is scheduled for the end of 2004.

2002-12-31 KONE Wins Order for German Tower

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