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2014-06-19 08:31:36

LISLE, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE has won two awards in the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014". The awarded products are RL 20 elevator ceiling light and KSP 858 destination operating panel. The Red Dot Design Award dates back to 1954 and is now one of the world's largest and most distinguished design competitions. This year, companies and designers from 53 countries submitted a total of 4,815 applications with the intention of proving their design ability in an...

2014-06-03 12:41:24

Escalator modernization solution continues to evolve to meet the challenges of global urbanization LISLE, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, launched "The Second Decade" in the offering of its award-winning KONE EcoMod(TM) escalator modernization solution. Since the release of the inaugural version of the solution in 2003, KONE EcoMod has undergone significant technological advancements and can be found at hundreds of...

2014-04-23 08:26:30

Company to modernize Hunter College Main Campus with eco-efficient escalator solution LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a contract to improve people flow and energy efficiency at a City University of New York site. As part of the order, KONE will modernize 18 escalators at Hunter College's main campus, located at 920 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The escalators will be modernized using...

2014-04-06 23:01:35

Bluegiga Technologies, a leading provider of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity modules, today announced its new WT32i Bluetooth Audio Module. Espoo, Finland (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 The WT32i is Bluegiga’s newest Bluetooth Audio module offering excellent RF performance with +6.5 dBm transmit power while being fully pin compatible with Bluegiga’s WT32 module for easy design migration. WT32i audio interfaces include analog, I2S, and SPDIF and software support for Bluetooth audio profiles...

2014-04-01 08:31:18

LISLE, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply elevator and escalator service and maintenance through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The City and County of Denver, Colorado served as the lead public agency and awarded KONE the contract after carefully evaluating proposals from several other distributors. This is the second contract award for KONE as the elevator service and maintenance...

2014-02-12 08:26:24

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a leading provider of elevator and escalator equipment and services, recently won top honors in Elevator World magazine's annual "Project of the Year" contest for its modernization of 16 escalators and 2 moving walkways at the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA). This year, KONE was recognized for the first time in the "Moving Walks" category, representing its eighth "Project of the Year"...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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