KONE Wins 77-Unit Contract for Changsha, China, Project
KONE has won an order for 77 units that will include elevators, escalators and moving walks for the two-tower Changsha Shengtong Meixi International Headquarters Center, the OEM announced on July 9. Changsha, capital of southern China’s Hunan Province, is welcoming the development to its CBD, on the shore of Meixi lake. The mixed-use towers will stand 279.5 m and 215.5 m and provide offices and residences for up to 7,000 people. KONE will supply 26 MiniSpace™ and 17 MonoSpace® elevators, 32 TravelMaster™110 escalators and two TravelMaster™115 moving walks. The contract also includes the company’s 24/7 Connected Services predictive-maintenance solution, as well as two years of standard maintenance. The project is being developed by Hunan Shengtong Real Estate Co. and is expected to be completed in 2023.