KONE India Announces World’s Largest Passenger Elevator at Jio World Centre, Mumbai

KONE Elevators India displayed its ground-breaking innovations at the IDAC Expo in Mumbai as Title Sponsor of the Green Pavilion. The world’s largest elevator is a pure engineering marvel. Spread over a floor area of 25.78 sqm, the 16 ton, 5-stop elevator was carefully designed, built, and tested from the most optimum people flow analysis, with high quality and safety aspects built in.

KONE Elevators India

“At KONE, we pride ourselves in offering custom-built solutions for unique projects. Besides our KONE India team, the KONE Global team collaborated with us to design and deliver this most challenging and complex project. We are always up for the challenge; be it in size, speed or in complexity, each project needs careful planning and top-notch project management skills. Together with our customers, not only do we innovate and create solutions that users appreciate, but also create an experience that they can’t find anywhere else,” said Amit Gossain, MD, KONE Elevators India.

Designed as a centerpiece of the collaboration-focused design, the elevator provides visitors a glimpse into the expansive world of Jio World Centre, BKC, which is India’s new landmark business and cultural destination, located in the heart of Mumbai. At the expo, visitors experienced a seamless and safe people flow with 188 world-class elevators and escalators installed by KONE at the Jio World Centre. The visitors also witnessed the following tech-led innovations that KONE is spearheading in the mobility industry.
Amit Gossain - KONE Elevators India
“What’s next? How can we make our elevators and escalators smarter, smoother, safer, and more intuitive? These are the questions we constantly ask ourselves. And it’s this curiosity, that leads us to innovate and offer sustainable products and break-through innovations that go the next level in making buildings safer, smarter, and more intelligent,” said Amit Gossain
  • Energy efficient solutions such as the regenerative drive, standby solutions, and the revolutionary KONE UltraRope® high-rise hoisting technology, which can cut the energy consumption of (for example) a 500-meter elevator ride by up to 15%.
  • Advanced People Flow solutions for smart building experience: Touchless signalization, Car Operating Panel & Landing call station, QR Code based elevator call features.
  • KONE 24/7 Connected Services for intelligent predictive maintenance: connects elevators and escalators to KONE’s cloud and uses artificial intelligence-based analytics to identify any potential issues before they cause problems.
  • Elevator integrated service robots for smart facility management: KONE is the first one in the elevator industry to open its digital platform and APIs to the customers. This collaboration creates limitless possibilities such as touchless Elevator Call API, Service Robot API, Equipment Status API, Service Info API etc.
  • KONE DX Class Series: the world’s first Digitally Connected Elevators that add smart building solutions and services that make life even easier and more convenient for users.
“At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, including automatic building doors, we also provide 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,” said Gossain.

KONE India serves customers across the country through 50+ branches and provides sustainable People Flow™ solutions for India’s rapidly growing cities. Its production unit in Chennai produces elevators for the Indian market as well as for Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It also has three training centers in Chennai, Gurgaon, and Pune. KONE’s global technology and engineering center in Chennai and Pune, is one of the seven global R&D centers that supports the latest technology and development of future KONE solutions.
Click Here
To Know More / Contact The Manufacturer
Please provide your details we will contact you as soon as possible
Please let us know your name.
Please let us know your Designation.
Invalid Input
Please let us know your email address.
Please let us know your City.
Please let us know your Contact Number.
Please brief your query.
Our other value-added services:

To receive updates through e-mail on Products, New Technologies & Equipment, please select the Product Category(s) you are interested in and click 'Submit'. This will help you save time plus you will get the best price quotations from many manufacturers, which you can then evaluate and negotiate.

Equipment & Machinery
Invalid Input
Building Products
Invalid Input

Smart Elevator Solutions

Manish Mehan, CEO & MD, TK Elevator India, gives insights on the benefits of digital elevator technology in high-rises, such as reduced energy consumption, versatile elevator deployment, improved system efficiency, and enhanced passenger experience Read More ...

Designing For Safety

At KONE, safety is one of the highest priority areas; its elevators and escalators are designed to maximize passenger safety and enable easy inspection to ensure safe operations at all times Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevators India Read More ...

Otis India launches New Elevator Cab Aesthetics Package

The new Ambiance elevator cab aesthetics range for Gen2 elevators leverages a combination of materials, form, textures, and patterns that combine to create a unique design that differentiates the Otis elevator. The range includes elements such as accent panels Read More ...

TK Elevator unveils Made in India Escalators

TK Elevator, a global leader in innovative mobility solutions, is proud to announce that its multi-purpose manufacturing facility at Chakan, Pune, is geared up to offer ‘Made in India’ escalators. It has introduced velino, tugela and victoria series of escalators Read More ...

Elevatoring in Modern High-Rise Buildings

The phenomenon of ‘Elevatoring’ and vertical transportation in modern buildings has witnessed significant strides in technology, customisation, speed, efficiency, and functionality. Today, modern elevators have enabled safe and streamlined operation of even the most Read More ...

KONE: Where Safety is Integral to Elevator Design

What is trending in elevator safety is Technology and Innovation; from the vertical transportation perspective, it means looking at safer, smarter, technology-enabled building solutions. Read More ...

TK Elevator India: Winning with Technology

Compact and unobtrusive vertical transport systems that easily adapt to all architectural requirements, and have an ergonomic design with superior safety and comfort, are some of the benefits of modern elevators Read More ...

Fujitec India: Delivering Advanced Systems & Solutions

Enhancing user experience in vertical transportation industry from conceptualization of project to service in collaboration with builders and architects leaving no room for error Read More ...

Toshiba Johnson: Continuing its Tradition of Setting New Industry Benchmarks

Toshiba is harnessing technological innovations developed over 140 years to provide high speed, safe and reliable elevators, Katsuhiko Sato, MD, Toshiba Johnson Elevator (India) Read More ...

Otis India: Disrupting the Industry with Online Sales

We created the digital booking process to enhance our coverage and reach, especially in the rapidly growing Tier 2 & 3 cities. It is not just a booking website; it is a whole new business model, Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India Read More ...

Gilco Global: Delivering Solutions

The pandemic has created significant challenges for managers of multi-story buildings, but it has also accelerated the implementation of new technologies that are meeting the challenges of today while defining the future of vertical transportation Read More ...

Condato Lifts: Space Efficient & Easy to Integrate Inside Homes

Sachin Mehta, Founder, Sacmeh International, discusses the features of ‘Made in Sweden’ Condato luxury lifts for use in high-end residences, including a high load capacity model for use in public areas Read More ...

Cibes Lift: Designed for Safety & Comfort

Sweden-based Cibes Lift is a well-known international brand with a worldwide presence. Meher Bedi, Sales Manager - North, West India & Bangladesh, Cibes Lift, discusses the company’s offerings in India Read More ...

KONE Elevator India Launches iREFRESH - Rejuvenated Designs to Elevate User Experience

KONE Elevator India Launches iREFRESH - Rejuvenated Designs to Elevate User Experience Every building that offers smooth people flow with the right choice of elevators furnished with attractive interiors that seamlessly match its architecture, significantly enhances Read More ...

Elevators: Handrail Sanitization a Must

Transmission of causative viruses to humans can be through hand contact on the handrails of escalators and moving walks, posing a potential health hazard. Therefore, ensuring clean handrails in the most efficient way has become a matter of great urgency. Read More ...

Elevators: Health & Well-Being Solutions

To say that the pandemic has thrown life out of gear for all of us would be an understatement. Indeed, Covid-19 has forced us to rethink the way we should live. Public spaces are stressful in a coronavirus-stricken environment, and the way people interact with Read More ...