KONE wins order for luxury hotel development in Perth, Australia

November 24, 2014

KONE Corporation, press release, November 24, 2014

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply 18 elevators and escalators to the six-star Crown Towers Perth, Western Australia. Representing the latest in luxury accommodation in the region, the 22-floor hotel will house 500 guest rooms and is considered a welcome development to cater to the growing number of local and international travelers.

Crown Towers Perth will include a resort pool, restaurants, bars, a grand ballroom, convention center, day spa and private gaming salons with riverfront views. Upon its completion in 2016, Crown Towers Perth  will be Australia's  premier hotel development.

KONE's people flow solutions will complement the hotel's luxury design and high-quality facilities and ensure smooth and safe traveling for the hotel guests and on-site personnel. The hotel will be equipped with nine KONE MiniSpace(TM) elevators, four KONE TranSys(TM) elevators, two KONE TravelMaster(TM) 110 escalators as well as three service elevators which will be used during the construction phase. In keeping with the hotel's high-end design, the elevator car interiors will be completed with a customized finish.

"Concern for the environment is a growing focus in both construction and tourism industries. I'm pleased that our eco-efficient solutions will be adding a sense of luxury to Crown Towers Perth's  unique look and feel" says KONE's Neeraj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Middle East.

The order was booked in the third quarter of 2014.

Previously published press releases are available at www.kone.com/press including:
November 5, 2014: KONE to equip Collins Square, one of Australia's largest mixed-used development with sustainable people flow solutions
September 1, 2014: KONE wins order for high-rise apartments in Sydney, Australia
January 20, 2014: KONE wins order for residential high-rises in Sydney, Australia
October 7, 2013: KONE to supply smart and eco-efficient people flow solutions to prestigious office development in Brisbane, Australia

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

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 2013, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 6.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 43,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.