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KONE reopens its mine elevator test laboratory

KONE has unveiled its renewed high-rise elevator testing facility in Tytyri, Finland, after extensive renovations. Unique in the world, the test lab reaches a depth of 350 meters, and is an integral part of...
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KONE’s Elevators Can Now Talk

KONE has now made elevator services truly intelligent. By connecting their elevators to the cloud, by listening closely, by analyzing their messages, they can tailor the perfect maintenance to each individual elevator. Now you can hear them,...
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KONE Spares

KONE Spares US has created series of educational and funny videos explaining and educating their customers on various topics. For more videos visit link here.

Merger between KONE and ThyssenKrupp did not go through

German magazine has reported that the Finish company Kone, ranking at number four in the worldwide business with elevators and escalators has proposed in 2015 merger with industrial group ThyssenKrup. The merger between their elevator...

KONEs elevator for nuclear storage

KONE elevators and Posiva nuclear waste managment have signed a contract on on the delivery of a passenger elevator for ONKALO, Posiva's final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel in Olkiluoto, western Finland. The...

KONE opens it’s new test tower

KONE is celebrating the grand opening of one of the world’s tallest elevator test tower. The new 36-floor tower is centrally located at the KONE Park manufacturing site, engineering facility and research and development...

Kone turnstile 100 solution wins iF Design award

KONE has won an iF Design Award for its KONE Turnstile 100 solution. The awarded turnstile sets a new standard for innovative and timeless visual design and functionality, while improving building security, guidance and...

KONE JumpLift debuts in North America

KONE Inc announced the first North American installation of KONE JumpLift technology in One Bloor, Great Gulf's flagship high-rise condominium under construction in Toronto. KONE JumpLift, which has already been installed in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, China and Australia, is an advanced,...

KONE Progress and Opportunities for the Americas

KONE elevator hosted its annual Capital Markets Day event on Sept. 26 in London.  Our senior executives, including Larry Wash, Executive Vice President Area Director for KONE Americas, presented KONE’s business to some 130...

KONE has won two Red Dot Awards

KONE has won two awards in the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014". The awarded products are RL 20 elevator ceiling light and KSP 858 destination operating panel. The Red Dot Design Award dates...

KONE ranks 12th among World’s Greenest Companies

Newsweek magazine partnered with Corporate Knights Capital, as well as leading sustainability experts from nongovernmental organizations and academic and accounting communities, to rank the world’s largest 500 publicly-traded companies on corporate sustainability and environmental...

KONE will deliver elevators for Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower

Elevator company KONE has won the contract to provide lifts and escalators for Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower – set to be the world’s tallest buildings when it soars one kilometre high upon completion in...
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Safety Week at Kone with Max and Bob

Need little video from KONE: "This week is “Safety Week”  at KONE, and who better to help spotlight it than KONE’s own safety mascots, Max and Bob, as they demonstrate the safe (and not-so-safe) ways to...
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KONE Polaris Destination Control System

An elevator is a lot like a train in that everyone gets on board and has to make every stop along the way. But what if it could be more like a limousine, and...

Elevator companies can use GPS to keep tabs on workers

Two elevator companies in British Columbia, Canada can continue to use GPS technology to keep tabs on their employees after the province's information commissioner rejected workers' complaints that the practice was an unfair --...

KONE innovative company

For the third consecutive year, KONE has been ranked among the top 100 most innovative companies in the world by the U.S.-based business magazine Forbes. KONE's ranking rose to 37 (42). Of the European...

Kone India expanding

Kone Elevator India plans to expand its product base over the next two years when it plans to commission a new factory. Neeraj Sharma, Managing Director, of the Indian subsidiary of the Finnish elevator manufacturer,...

KONE replaceing 128 escalators in Washington D.C.

KONE Inc. is announcing a $154 million deal to build escalators for Washington, D.C.’s mass transit system at its Coal Valley plant. That’s the largest contract in company history. It will create up to 25...
Kone acquires Ascent elevator services

Kone acquires Ascent Elevator

KONE has acquired the San Francisco-based business of Ascent Elevator Services, Inc., an independent elevator company with a significant share of the service market in the Bay Area. Ascent has operated in the attractive...