LISLE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE has acquired the Naples area business of Accurate Elevator Inspection Services, Inc., an independent elevator company with a very strong reputation in the Naples, Fla. market. Since 2003, Accurate has steadily built its service business through attention to high quality and customer service.
Accurate and KONE will combine elevator operations under the KONE name during the next few months. "We are thrilled to be adding great new customers to our already strong KONE operations in Naples," said Larry Wash, KONE EVP and Area Director for the Americas.
"We welcome the opportunity to continue to offer outstanding service to Accurate and KONE customers," Wash concludes.
For further information, please contact:
Jeff Eaton, Director, Acquisitions, KONE Inc., tel. +1 925 984 0019
Kellie Lindquist, Marketing Manager, KONE Inc., tel. +1 630 955 4202
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. The company has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance. The company'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. In 2011, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 5.2 billion and on average 35,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.