As a result of growing end-user industries like residential and commercial as well as the rising demands from emerging countries like China and India, the elevator and escalator industry is witnessing high growth. In the middle of the revolutionary advancements, the way elevators and escalators are being operated has changed. The major challenge faced by the industry is the application of safety codes across the country. There are unorganized players who don’t feel the need to fulfil this criterion as there are no specified norms that they can follow.
KONE was incorporated in the year 1910 with the aim to deliver best people flow solutions by easing effectiveness and experience to users and customers over the full lifecycle of the building. KONE implements strict safety codes to ensure the safety of their products and to ensure maintenance of the equipment and inspects accordingly. The company contributes to sustainable urban development by creating energy efficient solutions that manage people flow smoothly and safely in urban environment. The company uses advanced technology solution and the latest people flow intelligence solutions for their elevators and escalators which increases the lifecycle of any building.
A Boon for High-Rise Buildings
KONE has its own set of global policies,
processes, and guidelines that enable structured activities, including sub-contractor operations, to be organized and conducted and be globally harmonized. Therefore, safety and quality are of primary importance for the company and is also being followed stringently.
KONE offers solutions for buildings with unprecedented heights and structures, which uses advanced technology solutions and the latest people-flow intelligence solution. New technology and connectivity are the major factors which increase competitiveness among builders, architects and building owners. The company offers products and services which are of superior quality, safe for users and technologically up to date. This is the reason why at KONE, the process always begins with research to understand user and customer needs.
Innovation has been one of the most significant elements of KONE and our breakthrough technologies keep us way ahead of our competitors
“Innovation has been one of the most significant elements of KONE and our break-through technologies keep us way ahead of our competitors. With stronger research, technological development and engineering collaboration here in India, we can serve the growing Indian market with even safer and innovative solutions,” says Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India.
KONE offers solution which can adjust itself according to the possible changes. The super-light KONE ultra-rope technology and KONE Jump-lift construction time are a couple of innovations introduced by KONE for high-rise industry. The company offers solution for access and destination control, information communication, and equipment monitoring for high-rises. KONE launched CareTM 24/7 Connected services in collaboration with the recognized leader in cognitive computing, IBM Watson.
“We invest in our employees who have been associated with us the longest and develop them to give them sense of involvement and ownership. These values have guided us to become the leading manufacturer of elevators and escalators in the world and in India,” concludes Amit Gossain.