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KONE Corporation, press release, October 2, 2013
KONE has acquired Ennis Lifts Ltd, an Irish company specializing in the supply,
installation, modernization and maintenance of elevators, escalators and
autowalks. Ennis operates in the Republic of Ireland and is the largest national
elevator and escalator company in the country.
"We are very pleased to have Ennis as a part of KONE. The acquisition will
strengthen our business in the challenging Irish market," says Ari Lehtoranta,
KONE Executive Vice President and Area Director for Central and North Europe.
Ennis will continue to operate as a separate company under its current name and
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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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