DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE SMART CITIES
Our ambitious environmental targets focus on further improving the eco-efficiency of our solutions, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from our own operations.
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 modernisation, which add value to the life cycle of any building.
Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with our partners and customers around the world, we help cities to become better places to live in. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion, and at the end of the year close to 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
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KONE is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry. We have been committed to understanding the needs of our customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as innovative solutions for modernisation and maintenance.
Our vision is to create the best People Flow® experience. Our strategy is to deliver a performance edge to our customers by creating the best user experience with innovative People Flow® solutions. To help us realise our vision, we continually strive to expand our understanding of our customers and their needs.
While KONE was established 1910 in Finland, Australia and New Zealand became part of the company in late the 1980's through ownership of Elevators Pty Ltd (EPL). KONE Australia and New Zealand have over 1,500 staff in 18 offices across the two countries.
Our vision is to deliver the best People Flow® experience
This means we understand that different types of buildings serve different purposes, which has an impact on the flow of people and on the surrounding environment. It also means we provide Ease, Effectiveness and Experiences to our users and customers, over the full life cycle of buildings.
To bring the strategy to life, we have introduced four Ways to Win with our customers.