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KONE Corporation, press release, April 13,
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply 67 KONE elevators for Zhuhai Huafa Plaza mixed-use development in Zhuhai. Located on the central coast of China's southern Guangdong province, the city borders Macau to the southeast, and shares maritime boundaries with Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
Zhuhai Huafa Plaza will see a 257-meter-tall office tower and two 200- and 143-meter-tall residential towers, all on the waterfront. The towers will be accompanied by over 390,000 square meters of boutique retail, food and beverage facilities as well as garden courtyards and green terraces that offer panoramic views to the mountains and Macau across the Pearl River Delta.
KONE's delivery includes 42 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators and 25 KONE MonoSpace® elevators. The elevators will be equipped with the KONE Destination Control System to reduce waiting and traveling times. In addition, the contract includes two years of standard maintenance.
"Zhuhai is known for its beautiful gardens and its excellent location makes the city a popular tourist destination, too. We have worked closely with our customers and partners on this unique landmark, which will help create premium experiences for visitors and residents alike," said William B. Johnson, Executive Vice President, KONE Greater China.
The project is estimated to be completed during 2023, and it is developed by Zhuhai Qinfa industrial Co., Ltd.
KONE booked the order in the third quarter of 2020.
For further information, please contact:
Hanna Rutanen, Director, External Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 41 507 1361, firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous press releases are available at https://www.kone.com/en/news-and-insights/releases/ including:
February 11, 2021: KONE to equip Chengdu Magic Cube in China's Chengdu
December 22, 2020: KONE wins order for GDH City mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China
December 15, 2020: KONE to equip Beijing Metro Line 12 in China
October 20, 2020: KONE to equip Nanfeihong Plaza mixed-use development in Xi'an, China
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 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 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.