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KONE accelerates with Variantum technology
– Faster time-to-market and order-to-delivery processes

Variantum’s technology has been instrumental in KONE product life-cycle management. KONE has achieved significant improvement in the time-to-market and order-to-delivery processes of complex configurable products. Variantum technology has proven high performance and we are extremely satisfied with Variantum’s level of expertise and loyalty as a trusted partner.

Antti Koskelin, Head of IT, CIO, Kone Oyj

In the fast-paced elevator and escalator business, the ability to foresee and adapt to changes in client needs is critical for success. Each client delivery is different and the ability to efficiently deliver customized solutions is essential for maintaining competitiveness.

KONE’s high-tech people flow solutions consist of a complex network of elevators and esca- lators and represent truly state-of-the-art technology. With manufacturing and subcontractor networks on all continents, KONE’s global delivery volumes are impressive by any standard.

Servicing the complex installed base of safety-critical systems and innovating new value-adding services is a rapidly growing part of KONE’s business. Variantum shortens KONE’s time-to-market by providing adaptable product modeling tools. Variantum digitizes the order-to-delivery process, integrates it with aftersales and enables companies like KONE to become global industrial leaders.

KONE succeeds by continually taking advantage of the latest digital business and production automation technologies. KONE has used Variantum technology for managing configurable products since 2009.

KONE is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion and at the end of the year over 52,000 employees. www.kone.com