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Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
KONE turnstile 100 sets a new standard for access gate usability, flexibility, and visual appearance. (PRNewsFoto/KONE)

KONE introduces turnstile solution for smoother, smarter people flow

 KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, today announced the launch of a new turnstile solution that will improve...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
Our new destination operating panel for use with KONE Polaris DCS incorporates the latest capacitive touchscreen technology and a highly intuitive interface. (PRNewsFoto/KONE)

KONE destination operating panel and ceiling light win two coveted 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...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:01 ET

'Second Decade' in KONE EcoMod offering announced

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, launched "The Second Decade" in the offering of its award-winning KONE EcoMod™...

Apr 23, 2014, 09:00 ET

KONE wins third contract with Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY)

 KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a contract to improve people flow and energy efficiency at a City...

Apr 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

KONE awarded U.S. Communities elevator and escalator maintenance contract

 KONE Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply elevator and escalator service and maintenance through the...

Feb 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

KONE's Atlanta Airport Modernization Recognized as an Elevator World 2014 "Project of the Year"

 KONE, a leading provider of elevator and escalator equipment and services, recently won top honors in Elevator World magazine's annual...

Dec 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Grows Canadian Maintenance Business with Acquisition of Davies Elevator Corporation

 KONE Inc. announced today the acquisition of Davies Elevator Corporation, a leading elevator repair and maintenance company in Toronto....

Nov 27, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Granted C-TPAT Certification by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

 KONE Inc. today announced its membership in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program, managed by U.S. Customs and...

Nov 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Eco-Efficient KONE Escalator Honored with Top Innovation Award

KONE Inc. today announced its eco-efficient TransitMaster™120 Escalator has won an Architectural Products Product Innovation Award (PIA)....

Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Launches Intuitive Touchscreen Operating Panel for Destination Control Systems

KONE Inc. today announced the launch of an innovative destination operating panel (DOP) for its KONE Polaris™ Destination Control System. The...

Nov 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE to Provide Efficient Mid-Rise Elevators for Santa Clara Courthouse Project

 KONE Inc. today announced a contract with Hensel Phelps – one of the largest general contractors in the United States – to...

Nov 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Expands Los Angeles Presence with Acquisition of Elevator Dynamics, Inc.

 KONE Inc. announced today the acquisition of Elevator Dynamics, Inc. (EDI), an independently-owned elevator maintenance, repair and...

Oct 30, 2013, 11:00 ET

KONE People Flow Day Highlights Elevator and Escalator Safety

 KONE Inc., a leader in the elevator and escalator industry, today celebrates its fourth annual People Flow Day. During the day, close to 1,000...

Oct 24, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Ranked as Industry Leader in Carbon Disclosure Project for Fourth Straight Year

KONE Inc. today announced it received a score of 98 out of 100 in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reporting, which is the highest score since...

Oct 18, 2013, 09:44 ET

KONE Wins Large Contract for Texas A&M Kyle Field Stadium Renovation

 KONE Inc. today announced that it will supply dozens of eco-efficient elevators and escalators for the renovation of Kyle Field Stadium in...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE amplía su presencia en el mercado de Cancún, México, con la adquisición de Mac Puar S.A. de CV

 KONE Inc. anunció hoy la adquisición de las operaciones en Cancún de Mac Puar Cim, SL, una compañía española de...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Expands Market Presence in Cancun, Mexico with Acquisition of Mac Puar S.A. de CV

KONE Inc. announced today its acquisition of the Cancun operations of Mac Puar Cim, SL, a Spanish Elevator company with extensive geographical...

Oct 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE Expands Presence in Green Bay, Wis. with Acquisition of TSR Elevator Company

KONE Inc. announced today the acquisition of TSR Elevator Company, Inc., an independently-owned elevator company in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Beginning...

Sep 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

KONE solidifies position in the Denver market through the acquisition of Advanced Elevator

KONE has acquired Advanced Elevator Corporation, an independent elevator company with a reputation for delivering great customer service in the...

Aug 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

KONE Furthers Commitment to Eco-Efficiency with Alliance to Save Energy Partnership

 KONE Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy, a national coalition that promotes energy efficiency...

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