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Why modernise with KONE?


KONE lift modernisation improves safety, reliability, accessibility, and appearance, and also lowers energy costs.


Working with us will bring you improved reliability, accessibility, and comfort – for the lifetime of your building.


Our professionally managed modernisation process minimises disturbance to tenants and visitors.

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Benefits of lift modernisation


A modernised elevator does the job better. You will have less waiting, fewer breakdowns, and less frustration – all from your existing lift. There will be fewer repairs with a new, up-to-date lift controller unit and our cutting edge hoisting machinery, that is designed to last and save energy. You can enjoy the benefits of the renewed lift doors and signalisation, that are reliable, good looking and easy to use.


Safety is our top priority – our innovative improvements will make your equipment safer, giving you and your passengers increased peace of mind. You will benefit from safety improvements in various areas, such as; better functioning car doors, accurate landing of the lift car, improved lighting to provide better visibility and the feeling of safety, a two-way communication system inside the car, an emergency power supply in case of power cuts, and much more.


Good accessibility is one the main qualities of a lift. With lift full replacement, you can reach as much as up to 50% more space in your lift car. With modernisation you can adjust wide opening doors to make it easier to enter with a wheelchair or pram. Effortless and smooth people flow improves quality of life for all people in the building and ensures that the building remains attractive for the current and the potential tenants and owners.

Visual appearance

A good-looking lift complements your building and makes a lift ride a pleasant experience. You can have your old lift car transformed into a modern one as a part of the modernisation project. Have your lift refurbished with stylish, durable and easy-to-clean materials, without increasing the weight of the lift. We provide you various, professionally designed car interiors to choose from. Alternatively, you can tweak a ready-made car design or make a design of your own, by mixing and matching materials and accessories according to your personal preference.


Modernisation can significantly improve the eco-efficiency of your elevator. We offer an energy-efficient KONE EcoDisc® motor that consumes far less energy than a geared, two-speed traction or hydraulic lifts. You can also enjoy the benefits of energy-efficient LED lighting in the car and our energy-saving drive system that recovers the excess braking energy and feeds it back into the network. We also offer stand-by mode options, where the car automatically goes into energy-saving mode, when elevator is not in use. You can both save money and reduce your carbon footprint.


We offer a complete range of flexible solutions to help future proof your building and further improve your lifts performance, reliability and safety. All of which results in reduced lift downtime, reduced user journey times, added convenience for the end user and more.

Not sure what brand your lift is?

If you don’t know what kind of lift you have in your building, there’s no need to worry. We offer upgrade packages for almost any brand of lift.