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KONE, a global leader in the Elevator and Escalator Industry, today announced the Opening of its largerOffice at Nagpur, Maharashtra. It was inaugurated by Mr. Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE India. This investment is to enhance the service level to both its existing Customer base and gear up for the approaching growth.It will also help KONE better its proximity to many of its Customers and being at a central location will enable easy access to other key Businesses and Commercial areas in and around Nagpur.
“KONE India aims to bring its quality services closer to its Customers in India. Maharashtra is a very important market for us and this inauguration is in accordance with our strategy to boost our Customer reach deeper and ensure a stronger customer connect in western India” says Mr. Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevators India.
We understand the demands and the changing trends of urbanization, we believe that we have a great potential toadd value to our customers and society at large. It would in turn make contribution to rising livingstandards, in the most sustainable ways.
KONE has entered into an agreement with IBM, which will further help KONE to harness the potential of digitalization and innovate New Solutions. Using IBM’s Watson IoT Cloud Platform KONE aims to improve and integrate existing service operations around the world. These new services will range from solutions which improve People Flow in buildings and new smart building applications; to others that advance the speed, reliability and safety, for elevator maintenance, remote monitoring and servicing, minimizing the downtime.
KONE is the only elevator company to be featured in Forbes top 100 most innovative companies globally, for the sixth consecutive year. The Newsweek magazine has ranked KONE as the 12th greenest company in the world.
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 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion, and at the end of the year close to 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
About KONE in India
KONE’s presence in India dates back to 1984 and today it is the leading elevator company in India. Based in Chennai, KONE India serves customers all over the country through its 40+ branches and provides sustainable People Flow™ solutions for India’s rapidly growing cities. It employs about 4000 + people in the country. KONE’s production unit in Chennai produces elevators for the Indian market as well as for Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The production unit also manufactures components for modernization projects in other Asian-Pacific markets such as Australia, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia.
Chennai also has a training centre where KONE’s installation engineers and field mechanics are trained to meet KONE India’s strong reputation for high quality and uncompromised safety, as well as the expectations of Indian customers, when installing and maintaining elevators and escalators.KONE’s global technology and engineering centre is a testing and research hub, which supports the latest technology and development of future KONE solutions.
KONE contributes to sustainable urban development with eco-efficient solutions that offer energy savings in buildings and deliver the best user experience. KONE is a pioneer in developing Eco-efficient™ solutions. KONE India supports education of under privileged Children in 20 villages at Sriperumbudur, Chennai.