KONE Makes History

KONE, recently made history. And it has achieved what no other company dedicated vertical transportation (elevators, escalators and automatic doors) had ever achieved. Has risen as the winner of the prestigious “Good Design GOOD DESIGN 2008” for his groundbreaking collection FourSeasons KONE . Thus, the manufacturer takes home a prize that was born in 1950 and is recognized as one of the largest in the world. “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award that reflects the work of the entire team to create new designs KONE inside the cabins,” says Anne Stenros, Vice President of KONE design. “KONE’s offer has been designed so that our customers quickly and easily find the design that best fits your needs and respond to a sophisticated and different. Each cabin has its own style and atmosphere.

The elevator passengers travel to their destinations wrapped into a new and rewarding experience. ” The award for the concept KONE’s FourSeasons was delivered by the European Centre for Art, Architecture, Design and Urban Studies at a ceremony held at the Ateneo of the American city of Chicago where he also was rewarded the best designs and innovations for products and graphic image that has been done since 2006-2008. Remembering The collection KONE’s FourSeasons was launched in 2006 as part of a new concept of interior decoration of the elevator cabs and is inspired by nature and the seasons in different countries around the world. “About 70 designs decorating tastes and hundreds of customers who want the elevators have the most modern and avant-garde aesthetic. It’s a good chance to match the innovative architectural style inside the elevators. The elevators are no longer a boring box up and down, “said Monica Martin, executive vice KONE Spain. But beyond the design range is KONE’s FourSeasons characterized by respect for nature.

Not only has the KONE Monospace platform but also KONE EcoDisc technology, developed and patented by KONE, and pioneering some of the initiatives are more respectful of nature in the industry market. “This technology enables a sustainable architecture that saves up to 60% less energy, saves resources, increases the space and reduces noise and waste discharges. It is the vertical transport solution for ecological elevators, quiet and technologically innovative, “concludes Stennros. KONE KONE Who offers the best travel experience through its “People Flow Experience” a series of solutions that allow people to move easily, safely and gently, without waiting in buildings large and responding to demand for an increasingly urbanized society. KONE provides its customers the most innovative solutions from a world leader in the industry for lifts, escalators and automatic doors. An expert in manufacturing, installation, maintenance and modernization. It is an established company in 2007 had net sales of 4,100 million euros and has about 32,500 employees worldwide. KONE is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.