Tag: Kone

Finnish investors drawn to Greater Kuala Lumpur’s rich talent base

Finnish-Malaysian ties took off upon the inking of an Investment Guarantee Agreement in 1985, with many Finnish companies back then drawn to Malaysia’s relatively cheaper manufacturing and technical talents and strategic location as a regional hub. The same year investment ties were further cemented when escalator and elevator market leader KONE set foot in Greater…

Kone won three metro projects orders in China

Finland’s global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE, has announced it won orders for three metro projects in China, described as “an important infrastructure market for the company”. The orders are for Changsha Metro Line 5, Xiamen Metro Line 2, and Nanning Metro Line 3. The order for Changsha Metro Line 5 includes…

Finish KONE buys Hong Kong-based Shan On

The Finnish lift and escalator giant KONE has acquired Hong Kong-based Shan On Engineering Company Limited. The idea is to boost KONE’s position in Asia. Shan On specializes in lift maintenance, modernization and installation services, and its maintenance base currently comprises approximately 1,000 lifts. KONE has up until now owned just over a third of the…

10 May Finland 100 Expo Hong Kong event includes 30 Finnish exhibitors

The Finland 100 Expo, celebrating Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence and showcasing Finnish Design, Education, Food and Innovations in Hong Kong, is imminent! The expos takes place on 10 May in the SME Centre inside the HKCEC at 12-5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to get to know Finnish businesses and culture, where the…

Finnish Business Council Singapore held corporate excursion

The Finnish Business Council, Singapore (FBCS) organized a Corporate Excursion to KONE and IMD on April 12, 2017. The event was held at IMD’s Executive Learning Center in South Beach. South Beach is one of Kone’s latest reference projects in Singapore. The participants heard a short presentation about Kone, the Finnish, global supplier of elevators…