KONE as a company

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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 to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.



KONE Americas is headquartered in Lisle, Ill. with operations spanning the United States, Canada, and Mexico. In the United States, there are research and development facilities and production sites at the Coal Valley, Ill. escalator factory, and Allen, Texas, which includes research and development as well as supply operations, major project engineering and a new, relocated test tower. We also have our U.S. Operations Center which is located in Moline, Ill. at the new KONE Centre.

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Our vision is to create the best People Flow experience

Our goal is to provide ease, effectiveness and experiences to our users and customers over the full life cycle of buildings. We believe the best experience can be created by working together with our customers and partners in every step of the process, from early engagement to upgrading equipment.

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

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