KONE Receives Global Supplier Award for Its Commitment to Quality, Delivery, Service and Cost


KONE Inc., press release, December 28, 2012

Image_supplier-excellence-event_320x210KONE Inc. is pleased to announce it has been honored with the Johnson Controls "Excellence in Execution" Award for outstanding commitment to customer service. Johnson Controls and its Automotive Experience, Building Efficiency and Power Solutions presented the Global Award to KONE last month at the company's third annual Supplier Excellence Recognition event. KONE was one of six corporations from around the world to earn the competitive award, which recognizes companies that exceed Johnson Controls' core values of integrity, customer satisfaction, innovation, employee engagement (diversity) and sustainability.

"We are honored to receive this recognition, which is another testament to the priority KONE places on providing products and services that exceed our customers' expectations," said Larry Wash, EVP and Area Director of KONE Americas. "We look forward to continued growth with this valued, strategic partner and will continue to provide our customers with eco-efficient solutions and services to help people move safely and smoothly throughout a more sustainable urban environment."

KONE was also recognized as a top supplier at Johnson Control's U.S. awards banquet this October, where the company received two awards: the "Platinum Level" award (the highest of four levels of awards) for Excellence in Execution, and a "Customer Satisfaction Leadership" award.

Photo: From the left left - Steve Roell (JCI CEO). Bruce Norden, Jay Dietz, Dan Dearey - ( Regional Sourcing Director America’s JCI Global Workplace Sourcing), and Carolyn Woznicki ( JCI Vice President Purchasing , Building Efficiency)

For further information, please contact:
Kellie Lindquist, Marketing Manager, KONE Inc., tel. +1 630 955 4202

Previous press releases on KONE are available at www.kone.us including:

- October 30, 2012 - KONE Recognized for Excellence in Execution and Customer Satisfaction

About KONE

KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE'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. KONE provides industry-leading elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and integrated solutions to enhance the People Flow in and between buildings. KONE's services cover the entire lifetime of a building, from the design phase to maintenance, repairs and modernization solutions. 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 OMX Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

For more information, see www.kone.us