U.S. Communities


KONE awarded U.S. Communities elevator and escalator maintenance contract

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 provider through U.S. Communities.

“We value our long-standing relationship with the City and County of Denver, and with U.S. Communities,” said Larry Wash, KONE EVP and Area Director for KONE Americas. "Existing U.S. Communities customers will enjoy expanded services, as we add the additional benefit of escalator maintenance to the contract. Together with our commitment to environmental excellence, we can help U.S. Communities and its participating agencies to lower their carbon footprint while at the same time improving their overall people flow experience.”

For more information, contact John Lynly - Cell: 862 324 1364

About KONE
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 2012, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 6.3 billion and around 40,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.

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