28 Nov '11, 10am

Kone Taps KMI for EHS Software

Elevator and escalator firm Kone has installed KMI’s Environmental Health and Safety Software Suite. Kone sites in over 50 countries worldwide now have access to KMI’s Incident Management, Audit & Inspection, Compliance Management, Corrective Action and Reporting & Dashboards software modules. The firm described the KMI system as flexible, easy to use and said of the product “it just plain works.” Earlier this month, Kone won an order to supply 21 elevators and eight escalators at the Long Beach Court Building in Long Beach, Calif. The order includes Kone Monospace and EcoSystem MR elevators, which are run by the energy-efficient KONE EcoDisc. This component consumes about 50 percent less energy than conventional traction machines and up to 70 percent less than traditional hydraulic elevators, the company says. In February, elevator and escalator firm Otis launched an envi...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/11/28/kone-taps-k...

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