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.

Making cities better places to live in

Through more effective people flow, we make it possible to live and work in taller, smarter buildings and together with our partners and customers we help cities to become better places to live in.
We understand People Flow in and between buildings, making people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable. In short, we make cities better places to live.

Creating the best People Flow experience

KONE's objective is to create 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. KONE provides its customers with industry-leading elevators, escalators and innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance, and is one of the global leaders in its industry.

Key figures

In 2022, KONE had annual net 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. To read more on our financials see financial information.

Our history

Our roots go back to 1910, when a machine repair shop in Helsinki became known as KONE, Finnish for "machine". More than a century later, we enable the smooth flow of millions of people in urban centers across the world. In 2020 KONE celebrated its 110th anniversary. Read more about our journey on kone.com.

Kone in Romania

KONE started the activity in Romania in 2008 as a green field company. Since then we offered, installed and maintained equipment in all market segments from residential to office, retail, industrial, medical or infrastructure. We have presence in all country corners serving with passion and dedication our customers and partners.