20-09-2022 KONE upbeat on expansion in North India; Opens office in Ludhiana

KONE upbeat on expansion in North India; Opens office in Ludhiana

Press Release Published 09/20/2022

Ludhiana, September 16, 2022: KONE Elevators India, a fully owned subsidiary of KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has expanded its presence in North India with the opening of a sales and service office in Ludhiana today.

Located at SCF 41, Rajguru Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab, this new facility covers all aspects such as sales, installation, service, Annual Maintenance Contract and modernization, to support increasing customer demand and expectations in Ludhiana. It will also serve as a complete and seamless experience for their customers.

Speaking at the press conference, Mr. Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevators India shared, With the Indian economy growing, increased urbanization and projects like affordable housing, we see good opportunities.Ludhiana is one of the fastest progressing districts of Punjab, and has shown a significant rise in the number of industries in the recent years. KONE India already enjoys a good reach in this market. And with this new facility, we will get even closer to our Customers in Ludhiana. North India and the surrounding areas are a very important market for us and this new office is in accordance with our strategy of ‘Sustainable success with customers’ to ensure a stronger connect with them in this area. We work closely with our customers and partners which helps create great experiences for visitors and residents alike.”

KONE India constantly aims to contribute to better tomorrow in the communities that they serve and has initiated many CSR initiatives in the areas of education and environment actions. Their Green Dream Project was initiated with the objective of sensitizing the general public on key environmental issues. The ongoing project uplifts otherwise neglected walls, delivers a powerful message in a very effective manner through beautiful wall paintings, and offers good job opportunities for talented artists from different parts of the country. They recently inaugurated the wall paintings in India’s Heritage City – Chandigarh, in line with the Swachh Bharat Mission.

About KONE

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. For more information, please visit www.kone.com

About KONE 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 50+ branches and provides sustainable People Flow™ solutions for India’s rapidly growing cities. It employs 5000+ people in the country. KONE’s production unit in Chennai produces elevators for the Indian market as well as for Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Chennai also has three training centers 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 in Chennai, which is one of the eight global R&D center, is a testing and research hub, which supports the latest technology and development of future KONE solutions. For more information, please visit www.kone.in

For further information, please contact:

KONE India:
Ritika Chandhok | ritika.chandhok@kone.com | +91 9999100092

20-09-2022 KONE upbeat on expansion in North India; Opens office in Ludhiana