Everyday billions of people need to get from one place to another. By 2030 over 60 percent of the global population will live in cities. Whereas cities used to spread outwards in width, they now grow upwards. That means masses of people traveling to their destinations in and through buildings.
KONE is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry. We provide solutions that make moving in buildings smooth and safe for everyone. This is called People Flow.
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. The company has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance. The company'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.
In 2014, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 7.3 billion and at the end of the year over 47,000 employees in close to 60 countries. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland. – less