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KONE Acquires Detroit Elevator Co.

By Elevator World | June 3, 2021

KONE announced on June 1 that it has acquired the service and repair business of Detroit Elevator Co. in Ferndale, Michigan, including its operations throughout the greater Detroit area and stretching north and west to Flint and Grand Rapids. Detroit Elevator, founded in 1914, built its business on performing service, new installation, modernization and repair…

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There's Something About Mary

There’s Something About Mary

By Kaija Wilkinson | June 1, 2021

Upon her retirement, KONE Spares’ Mary Lewis reflects on a long and rewarding career.

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KONE Escalators Kill COVID at Reno Casino

KONE Escalators Kill COVID at Reno Casino

By Elevator World | May 24, 2021

The casino Atlantis in Reno, Nevada, recently had three KONE escalators installed that feature germ-killing devices on the units’ handrails, KOLO 8 reported on May 19. “It’s all brand new,” said David Johnson of KONE. Added Perry Sanders, director of casino facilities, “It’s got a light that wraps around the handrail, one at the top and one…

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OEMS Win Prestigious Red Dot Product Design Awards

OEMS Win Prestigious Red Dot Product Design Awards

By Elevator World | May 20, 2021

Otis and KONE are among OEMs to recently announce winning awards in the international Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 competition. Otis was recognized for its Ambiance hall fixtures with call buttons and position indicators. Ambiance fixtures are available in Europe with Gen2® elevators. The fixtures replace conventional, small call buttons covered by a switch…

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KONE Americas taps Coleman as DE&I Director

KONE Americas taps Coleman as DE&I Director

By Elevator World | May 6, 2021

KONE Americas has tapped Renia Coleman director of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), the OEM announced on May 4. She will be based at KONE Americas’ headquarters in Lisle, Illinois, and report directly to Nicole Manzo, senior vice president of Human Resources at KONE Americas. In her new role, Coleman will oversee, guide and drive…

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KONE Providing Lifts, Escalators for London High Rise

KONE Providing Lifts, Escalators for London High Rise

By Elevator World | April 28, 2021

KONE has won an order to supply 15 custom-made elevators and escalators for the new “Arbor” office building at Western Yards, phase one of the Bankside Yards mixed-use development in London, the company announced on April 27. KONE will deliver six MiniSpace™ double-deck elevators, five MonoSpace® elevators and four TravelMaster™ 110 escalators, all with custom-made…

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KONE Wins 67-Unit Order for Development in Zhuhai, China

KONE Wins 67-Unit Order for Development in Zhuhai, China

By Elevator World | April 14, 2021

KONE has won an order to supply 67 elevators for Zhuhai Huafa Plaza, a multitower, mixed-use development in Zhuhai, China, that will bring office space and multiple residential units to a waterfront site in southern China, the company announced on April 13. Zhuhai Huafa Plaza will include a 257-m-tall office tower and two residential skyscrapers…

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Magic Cube

Hitachi Elevator, KONE add more than 260 units in Shanghai, Chengdu.

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

Chengdu. Hitachi Elevator Providing 201 Units to Shanghai Metro. KONE Providing 60 Units for Chengdu Magic Cube.

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A major transit contract and a new suburban apartment tower

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

A major transit contract and a new suburban apartment tower

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KONE to Equip Citymark Center in Shenzhen

KONE to Equip Citymark Center in Shenzhen

By Elevator World | March 26, 2021

KONE won an order to deliver 52 elevators and escalators, 12 KT 100 turnstiles and its Office Flow™ solution to the Citymark Center, a new office building in Shenzhen, China. Citymark Center will host commercial, residential and entertainment facilities. When completed, the 70-story tower will stand 388 m as the tallest landmark in northeast Shenzhen.…

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