KONE India Strengthens presence in East India; Expands Office in Kolkata
Kolkata, April 19, 2023: KONE Elevators India, a fully owned subsidiary of KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has expanded its presence in East India with the expansion of sales and service office in Kolkata today.
Located at the Press Trust of India (PTI) Building, 5th Floor, Block: DP-9, Sector – V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, this expanded facility further strengthens our sales, service and installation in Eastern states of India and also in Bangladesh & Bhutan.
Speaking at the press conference, Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevators India shared, ”Kolkata is an important market for us, and we are excited to expand our presence here. With our new office and the increased workforce, we aim to provide even better services to our customers and strengthen our relationships with them. We are committed to providing innovative and sustainable solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.
I take this opportunity to thank our customers for their immense trust on us. It is their continued support and belief in KONE Culture and Values, that drive us to consistently evolve, innovate and adapt to the ever-changing customer needs.”
KONE has a good presence in East India with offices in Kolkata, Silguri, Guwahati, Patna, Ranchi and Bhubaneshwar. Office expansion is a crucial aspect of business growth and success. By investing in an expanded office space, the company aims to improve productivity, boost employee morale, accommodate growth, enhance customer experience, and heighten brand image.
The firm takes pride in being the front-runner in sustainability, innovation and technology in the elevator and escalator industry. Innovation is at the heart of KONE’s business, and the company has been constantly investing in research and development to bring cutting-edge solutions to the market. KONE strives to create products and services that meet the evolving needs of our customers, while also delivering exceptional performance and reliability.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2022 KONE had annual sales of EUR 10,9 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. www.kone.com
About KONE India
KONE’s presence in India dates back to 1984 and today it is the leading elevator company in India. Based in Chennai, KONE India serves customers all over the country through its 50+ branches and provides sustainable People Flow™ solutions for India’s rapidly growing cities. It employs 5000+ people in the country.
KONE’s production unit in Tamil Nadu near Chennai produces elevators for the Indian market as well as for Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It also has three training centers in Chennai, Gurgaon & Pune, where KONE’s installation engineers and field mechanics are trained to meet KONE India’s strong reputation for high quality and uncompromised safety, as well as the expectations of Indian customers, when installing and maintaining elevators and escalators. KONE’s global technology and engineering center in Chennai and Pune, is one of the seven global R&D center, is a testing and research hub, which supports the latest technology and development of future KONE solutions. For more information, please visit www.kone.in