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kONE as a company

We are a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, and our job is to make the best of the world’s cities.

WHO WE ARE

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 modernization, 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 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

KONE IN CANADA

KONE is currently the 2nd largest vertical transportation company in Canada. KONE operates more than 800 service centres in 50 countries around the Globe and delivers over 25,000 new elevators and escalators annually. In addition, KONE has 850,000 lifts in service globally, 20,000+ of which are in Canada. KONE Canada has coast to coast coverage and has been in business for over 80 years. KONE is Canada wide with over 900 Canadian employees.

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VISION AND STRATEGY

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.

At KONE, we want to contribute to better urban living.

Read more from our Sustainability Report