KONE to supply high-speed elevators to Mumbai residential skyscraper

May 30, 2014

KONE India, press release, May 30, 2014

Image_Worli_481x700KONE has won an order to deliver 29 elevators for a high-rise residential project in the Worli district of Mumbai, India. The real estate project will create 200 luxury homes in Worli Tower B. Rising to a height of 358 meters, and once completed, the tower will offer residents spectacular views of the city.

The order includes 24 KONE MiniSpace™ and five KONE MonoSpace® elevators which feature a glass encased scenic elevator, as well as service elevators and an elevator for vehicles. Twelve of the KONE MiniSpace elevators will be running at speeds of 8 m/s taking residents quickly and smoothly to the top floors of the tower. Residents will access the elevators with an RFID card which is connected to the KONE Access™ solution to improve security and offer personalized elevator calls. The equipment is also integrated to KONE E-Link™ monitoring solution to provide real-time view of elevator status and ensure high availability.

“I am delighted that the customer has chosen KONE basing their decision on both unique product offering and execution capability. We are proud to offer solutions that meet the high quality demands of this prestigious project,” says Neeraj Sharma, Managing Director for KONE India.

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 3300 + 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 center 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 center 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 also actively contributes to local social development through its community involvement initiatives. KONE along with an NGO supports a local community in Chennai where they are providing educational support for the children.

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For further information, please contact:

Sreelakshmi Menon
Director Marketing & Communications, KONE India
Contact No: +91 80560 41205