A Proven Technology Leader
KONE is the industry forerunner in technological innovations.
Customer and user experience are at the core of KONE’s research and development efforts. In accordance with our vision of delivering the best People Flow® experience, we focus on understanding the needs of our customers and the people who use our solutions in order to make the flow of people in buildings as smooth as possible. KONE has global R&D centers in Finland, Germany, India, Italy, China and the United States.
A history of innovation
KONE’s history of innovation is one of our success factors. We have always made systematic and long-term investments into our R&D capabilities. In striving towards serving customers to perfection, we explore technologies in other industries and monitor changing markets, trends, customer needs, and working methods. We have introduced a wide range of major innovations throughout the years and have over 3,000 elevator and escalator industry related patents.
Quality is always a priority
Ensuring the high quality of all KONE products and services is crucial for us and it is one of the cornerstones of our strategy. We constantly monitor the quality of our products and facilities and the performance of equipment after it is installed.