First Elevator Company

Madrid, 5/2/2009. KONE, has just made history. And it is that he has achieved what no other company dedicated to vertical transport (elevators, escalators and automatic doors) had never achieved. It has risen as winner of the prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award for best design 2008 for its innovative KONE FourSeasons collection. In this way the manufacturer takes home a prize who was born in 1950 and who is recognized as one of the most important in the world.We are delighted to receive this important award which reflects the work of the entire team of KONe to create innovative designs in the booths inside, says Anne Stenros, Vice President of design of KONE.

KONE bid has been designed so that our customers are quickly and easily design that best suits your needs and to answer a sophisticated and different design. Each cabin has a style and environment. The elevator passengers traveling to their destinations wrapped in a new experience and rewarding. The award by the KONE s FourSeasons concept was given by the European Centre of art, architecture, design and urban studies at a ceremony held at the Ateneo in the American city of Chicago in which also rewarded the best designs and innovations to products and graphic image that have been made since 2006 until 2008. Making memory KONE s FourSeasons collection was launched in 2006 as part of a new concept of decoration of the interior of the cabins of lifts and is inspired by nature and the seasons of the year from different countries around the world. Around 70 designs decorating tastes and hundreds of clients who want that the their elevators equipped with the most modern and avant-garde aesthetics. It is a good opportunity to equalize the innovative architectural style with the interior of the lifts. The lifts no longer a boring box that goes up and down, explains Monica Martin, KONE Spain Marketing Manager.

But in addition to design the KONE FourSeasons s range is distinguished by respect for nature. Not only has the platform KONE Monospace but also with technology KONE EcoDisc, developed and patented by KONE, and pioneer of some of the more environmentally friendly initiatives with nature in the industry market. This technology allows a sustainable architecture that saves up to 60% of energy, economize resources, increases space and reduces noise and the landfilled waste. It is the solution of the vertical transport for a few ecological, silent and technologically innovative lifts, it ends Stennros. KONE KONE who is offers the best experience of displacement due to his programme People Flow Experience a series of solutions that allow people scroll way comfortable, safe and smooth, without large delays in buildings and responding to the demand of an increasingly urbanized society. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Mikhail Mirilashvili has to say. KONE offers its clients the most innovative solutions of a global leader in the industry for elevators, stairs and automatic doors. He is an expert in fabrication, installation maintenance and modernization. It is a consolidated company that had a net 4.1 billion euros sales in 2007 and has around 32,500 employees worldwide. KONE is listed on the stock exchange NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.