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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...

2014-04-29 23:06:41

New Board to further the association’s mission and implement the Long-Range Strategic Plan serving as the basis of action by NEII®. Salem, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced today the election of its new Board of Directors, including officers and Trust Committee members. These elections became effective April 29, 2014, and were made in conjunction with NEII’s 80th annual meeting held in Hartford, CT. This year also marks NEII’s 100th...

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...

2014-04-01 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...


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