2013-01-02 16:03:51 -
KONE Corporation, Press Release, January 2, 2013
KONE has acquired Isralift, its authorized distributor in Israel. Isralift is
one of the leading elevator and escalator companies in Israel and it has been
KONE's distributor for over 10 years. Isralift has approximately 12,000
elevators in its maintenance base and employs 330 people.
"Isralift has excellent knowledge of our products and they have developed
strong customer relationships in the market." says Pierre Liautaud, EVP and
Area Director for South and West Europe, KONE.
Isralift will continue to operate as an independent company under its current
name and brand.
For further information, please contact:
Anne Korkiakoski, EVP, Marketing & Communications, KONE Corporation, tel.
+358 204 75 4775, email@example.com
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.
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