KONE as a company

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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 and escalators, 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 2017, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 55,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.



We provide industry-leading elevators, escalators, and innovative solutions for maintenance and modernization.

Our offices are located in UAE ,Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain. For the rest of the Middle East, we are available through Distributors and Joint Ventures.



In 1997, we brought our extensive experience in people flow to Bahrain - the luxurious GCC destination - under an agency agreement with El Zayani Commercial Services. After almost two decades of serious presence in the Bahraini market, KONE finally took full charge of its operations in this island nation in 2016 with a direct front line “KONE Bahrain S.P.C”.

Through its Bahrain office, with 44 employees, KONE provides the market with a wide array of products and services, from industry-leading elevators, escalators, autowalks and automatic building doors, to installation, innovative solutions for modernization and reliable and predictive maintenance.

Since establishing a presence in Bahrain, KONE has introduced its driving values of ease, effectiveness and new premium experiences to many projects, including megaprojects, such as the Bahrain International Airport.



Our vision is to create the best People Flow experience. Our goal is to provide ease, effectiveness and experiences to our users and customers over the full life cycle of buildings. We believe the best experience can be created by working together with our customers and partners in every step of the process, from early engagement to upgrading equipment.

At KONE, we want to contribute to better urban living.

Read more from our Sustainability Report (in English)


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