KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. The company has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century; providing industry-leading elevators; escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance. The company’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. In 2011; KONE had annual net sales of EUR 5.2 billion and on average 35;000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.