KONE, an innovative leader in elevators and escalators, has won an order to supply elevators and escalators to Sengkang General and Community Hospitals.
Upon its completion, the 1,400-bed integrated hospital development will bring holistic, multi-disciplinary and patient-centric care to meet the healthcare needs of the residents in northeast Singapore. Sengkang General and Community Hospitals will be situated closely to light rail transit stations and have easy access to amenities such as retail complexes.
KONE will be installing energy-efficient KONE MiniSpace™ elevators, KONES MonoSpace®machine room-less elevators, KONE TranSys™ elevator, KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators and dumbwaiter elevators from an external source.
All elevators and escalators will be linked up by KONE E-Link™ monitoring solution with remote management capabilities. KONE E-Link™ provides real-time status updates of the equipment performance and facilitates rapid resolution deployment to ensure operational quality. In addition, some elevators will be equipped to interface with Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), ensuring smooth and on-time delivery for meals, documents etc.
“We are delighted to be awarded the contract for this new development. As an insightful organization, we were able to understand the end user requirements in a medical segment and provide the right kind of solutions,” said Neeraj Sharma, Executive Vice President for KONE Asia Pacific and Middle East. “KONE’s people flow planning expertise will enable patients, hospital staff, and visitors to move smoothly and safely within the hospital”.
The order was booked in the last quarter of 2014.