KONE wins impressive order for Nanjing Qing Ao Center Tower 2

October 06, 2015

KONE Corporation, press release, October 6, 2015

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a contract to supply 27 elevators to Nanjing's 67-storied flagship landmark, Qing Ao Center Tower 2, an ambitious multi-activity hub which houses high-end offices and a sprawling luxury hotel. The order includes 13 KONE MiniSpace(TM), 6 KONE S MonoSpace® and 8 KONE MiniSpace(TM) DoubleDeck elevators. KONE will also provide its state-of-the-art elevators with a 3-year maintenance contract.

The elevators will facilitate smooth people flow and an enhanced user experience through KONE's unique KONE Polaris(TM) Destination Control System and KONE E-Link(TM) monitoring solution with remote management capabilities.

"We are proud to be associated with the Nanjing Qing Ao project," says William B. Johnson, Executive Vice President for KONE Greater China. "Our good partnership and active cooperation with clients on project schedules were the key factors in winning this order."

Nanjing Qing Ao Centre Tower 2 is an iconic mix of business and leisure, located in Hexi New Town, which is Nanjing's up and coming central business district. The project which is developed by Nanjing Hexi Engineering Project Management Co. Ltd, is expected to be completed by December 2016.

The order was booked in the third quarter of 2015.

For further information, please contact:
Liisa Kivelä, Director, Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 204 75 4330, media@kone.com

Previously published press releases are available at www.kone.com/press including:
July 3, 2015: KONE to equip Hangzhou's Ping An Financial Center in Zhejiang Province, China
April 2, 2015: KONE wins order to equip Beijing's tallest building to be

About KONE
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE'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. KONE provides industry-leading elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and integrated solutions to enhance the People Flow in and between buildings. KONE's services cover the entire lifetime of a building, from the design phase to maintenance, repairs and modernization solutions. In 2014, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 7.3 billion, and at the end of the year over 47,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.