Modernisation references

We have modernised lifts, escalator and automatic building door equipment in all kinds of locations, including iconic city landmarks and historic buildings. Read more about how our modernisation solutions have helped customers around the world improve their eco-efficiency, safety, flow of people and more.

Le Royal Hotel – Amman, Jordan

The owners of the five-star hotel decided to do a full upgrade with 32 lifts of various loads and speeds to fit the building’s requirements. The hotel is also home to a shopping mall and spa, so as modernisation began, the project was executed in two stages – prioritising guest and visitor comfort and accessibility to services at all times.

Debenhams department stores – UK

A partner for Debenhams since 1998, KONE services and modernises the entire chain’s escalator, lift and back-of-store equipment. All replaced and modernised units are equipped with the latest energy-efficient technology to help Debenhams reduce its carbon footprint and reduce its energy costs.

Madison Square Garden – New York City, USA

After years of extensive use, Madison Square Garden was in need of a major transformation to meet the expectations of today’s spectators. As part of the renovation completed in 2013, KONE modernised the lifts and escalators, ensuring optimal people flow for the crowds of 18,000 and more frequently visiting the arena.