Press Releases

KONE wins order to equip Beijing's tallest building to be

Apr 02, 2015 16:54 SGT KONE KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to equip China Zun, a 528m tall office building in Beijing's central business district. KONE will deliver 142 elevators and escalators to what will be Beijing's tallest building when completed in 2018. KONE's people flow solutions to China Zun will consist of 101 elevators and 41 escalators.

Apr 02, 2015 10:03 SGT Panasonic Asia Pacific Panasonic officially opens Panasonic Business Showroom Jakarta at Cawang. The 230m2 showroom, located within the premise of Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, comprises of five experiential zones - Security Solution, Office Solution, Shop Solution, Energy Solution, and Air Conditioning System Solution. The facility is the first showcase of the company’s full suite of B2B solutions available in Indonesia.

Mar 18, 2015 17:32 SGT KONE ​KONE acquired Express Elevators Ltd (Express), a British company that specialises in the maintenance, repair, modernization and installation of elevators. Express is based in Yorkshire and located in close proximity to KONE's regional offices in Keighley. The company currently has over 2000 elevators in service and employs approximately one hundred people,

Panasonic’s 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project:  Dispelling Darkness on High Mountains of Dien Bien

Mar 18, 2015 17:05 SGT Panasonic Asia Pacific Dien Bien, 16 March 2015 - Under its global “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project”, Panasonic officially donated 630 solar lanterns to World Vision International in Vietnam to be utlized by Dien Bien province authority to implement projects in four communes: Dien Bien Dong, Tua Chua, Tuan Giao and Muong Cha of Dien Bien province.

KONE wins order for Sengkang General and Community Hospitals in Singapore

Mar 17, 2015 14:00 SGT KONE KONE 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.

Mar 13, 2015 15:00 SGT Panasonic Asia Pacific The Power Supply Container developed by Panasonic is a key element of the system, which has been selected as joint public/private sector project utilizing ODA by the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia same as last year.

Panasonic Donates 1,020 Solar Lanterns to  People of East Nusa Tenggara

Feb 27, 2015 09:16 SGT Panasonic Asia Pacific Panasonic, in cooperation with the Institute of Business and Economic Democracy Foundation (IBEKA) and Kopernik, donates 1,020 solar lanterns to those living in areas with limited electricity in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province – Sumba island and North Central Timor (TTU) district. Today’s donation marks the second of such efforts.

Panasonic Embarks on Flood Relief Efforts for Malaysia's East Coast

Feb 13, 2015 14:59 SGT Panasonic Asia Pacific

Feb 05, 2015 16:45 SGT Upstream Asia Upstream takes to the airwaves in January, launching a weekly podcast – ‘The Bit’ – in which our reporters discuss trends and offer insight and analysis on breaking news.

KONE poised for growth in East Malaysia with new Sabah office

Jan 23, 2015 09:00 SGT KONE ​KONE recently opened a new branch office in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This latest investment in Malaysia is to enhance the service level to its existing customer’s base and poises itself for growth in the East Malaysia.