KONE Corporation, press release, July 14, 2010
KONE has won an order to supply 42 elevators and 56 escalators for phase 1 of
Hang Lung Properties Ltd's Centre 66 development project in Wuxi, China.
Altogether, KONE will deliver 22 KONE MonoSpace® elevators, 20 KONE
MiniSpace(TM) elevators and 56 KONE TravelMaster® escalators. Together these
solutions will ensure smooth people flow in the 250-meter-high office tower 1
and the shopping mall.
Centre 66 is located in the central business district of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.
The complex has been designed by Aedas Ltd and is being developed by Hang Lung
Properties Ltd. It is one of seven developments in mainland China under the "66"
brand. Centre 66 is scheduled to open in 2014.
The order was booked in Q2 of 2010.
For further information, please contact:
Anne Korkiakoski, Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communications, KONE
Corporation, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4787
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 2009, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 4.7 billion
and approximately 34,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ
OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland. Founded in 1910, KONE celebrates its centennial
anniversary in 2010.
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