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KONE wins order for Discovery Complex, a prestigious mixed-use development in Hanoi, Vietnam

Press Release Published 09/26/2016

KONE Vietnam, press release, September 26, 2016

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to deliver 26 elevators to the Discovery Complex, a mixed-use development, in Hanoi, Vietnam. This prestigious development is considered to be the new highlight of modernity and sustainability.

Built upon 1.02 hectares of land, Discovery Complex is situated in the heart of Cau Giay District, Hanoi. Developed by Kinh Do TCI Group, the development consists of a 50-story residential tower, 43-story grade-A office tower and 8-story retail podium once completed in 2017.

Discovery Complex reserves 4 storeys to create a green zone for its residents and through adopting a smart and sophisticated design, it allows air and sunlight circulation in each apartment makes it a good living environment for its residents. It also boasts of facilities such as a swimming pool, a professionally operated gym and fitness centre, spa and kindergarten.

KONE will be delivering 22 energy-efficient KONE MiniSpaceTM elevators, three KONE scenic elevators, one KONE Transys(TM) freight elevator and KONE Polaris(TM) Destination Control Systems. 12 of the KONE MiniSpace(TM) elevators boasts of a travel speed of up to 5m/s and all 26 elevators are connected to the KONE E-Link(TM) remote monitoring solution that provides real-time information and statistical reports on equipment performance, as well as facilitates rapid resolution deployment to ensure operational quality.

“We are very honoured to be a part of this major development in Hanoi. Sustainability is key element in the designing of Discovery Complex and KONE energy-efficient elevators will contribute towards creating an eco-friendly environment while providing a smooth people flow experience for its residents, tenants and visitors,” says Nguyen Van Vu, Managing Director of KONE Vietnam.

“Discovery Complex is a unique development in Hanoi and we want to partner with an experienced and reputable elevator supplier. We are impressed with KONE's innovative solutions for high-rise buildings and we have the confidence that KONE people flow solutions will enhance the experience that one will have at Discovery Complex,” says Le Van Hung, Executive Vice President of Servico Cau Giay.

For further information, please contact:
Jove Xu, Marketing and Communications Manager, Southeast Asia, KONE Pte Ltd, tel. +65 6424 6246,
About KONE
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 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

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