At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. We understand People Flow in and between buildings, making people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable. We are a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, and our job is to make the best of the world’s cities. We operate in more than 60 countries around the world, serving 500,000 customers. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, we have eight global R&D centers and seven global productions sites, as well as a worldwide network of authorized distributors. In 2019, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 10 billion and at the end of the year approximately 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.