Stockholm Metro

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KONE is the company responsible for the maintenance of all elevators and escalators installed in the Swedish capital Metro stations. And it is that the brand has been done with a 6 year contract, which begins January 1, 2010, for the maintenance of 362 lifts and 372 stairs of this transport network. We appreciate the confidence that the Metropolitan Transportation Company of Stockholm has placed in us to help them achieve their objectives of offering a world-class system for their clients said Noud Veeger, EVP and director of Centre and North of KONE. Our services as maintenance is based on Modular Based Maintenance and KONE modules eOptimum that generates added value for the company of transports metropolitans of Stockholm and its customers, especially in the field of the management of flow of people. A network with lots of history the pride of KONE have been done with this contract is not for less.

Metro began operations in 1950 and now allows more of 700,000 people navigate through the metropolitan area of Stockholm. It also includes 108 kilometers of Rails, consists of 7 lines and 100 stations in total and has a long history in the creation in a cost efficient way to meet the needs of the city for a public system of efficient and environmentally friendly transport with the environment. In terms of advances and products that KONE will install point out that they are two: KONE Modular Based Maintenance is an advanced service of preventive maintenance that takes into account many technical features and the customer’s specific requirements. On the basis of these KONE, developed with the client maintenance plans unique to each piece of equipment in order to optimize the computer’s performance and the quality of the maintenance. EOptimum KONE is a tool of maintenance for lifts, stairs and doors online. With this innovative tool, customers can receive reports automatically by e-mail or review your bills online maintenance history. It also provides a tracking in real time of the work in progress and information about past maintenance activities.

Who is the objective of KONE KONE is to provide the best experience for people through the development and delivery of solutions that allows people to move smoothly, safe, comfortable and without waiting in buildings, in an environment where the process of urbanization increases progressively. KONE offers its industry-leading customer lifts, stairs and innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance and is one of the world leaders in its sector. In 2008, KONE had annual sales of 4.6 billion euros and over 34,800 employees. KONE B class shares are traded on the Nasdaq ONX Helsinki ltd in Fillandia. Note to journalists: for any help or extra material you need don’t hesitate to contact us.