Kone India displays world-class technology at REBT19 expo

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KONE India, leading Elevator & Escalator company, participated in CII's 2nd edition of Real Estate & Building Technology Expo (REBT) held from 3–5 February 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. REBT highlights application of technology and innovations as growth drivers in real estate, hospitability, SEZ, logistics, and other sectors.

KONE India's stall was inaugurated by Her Excellency, Nina Vaskunlahti, Ambassador of Finland in India. The company showcased its U Series, which are based on Navaratna Design Theme that comprises of 27 different cars, KONE UltraRope, KONE EcoDisc, etc. and took visitors through a VR experience. The company has been bringing improvisations in tools & processes that leverage the potential of digitalization to enhance the performance of its products.

KONE India MD and R&D Head were panelists at the conference on 'Tracking Roadmap for the Government's Housing for All Policy' and Enabling Sustainability & incentivizing green building technology', respectively. Addressing the audience, Amit Gossain, MD, KONE India and Chairman, Real Estate & Building Technology, CII, said, "With the growing Indian economy, the need is to have buildings with world-class technologies, besides quality, comfort and safety. Our latest technology- the Ultra Rope — is made of carbon fiber and is lighter in weight. KONE India invests extensively in new technologies keeping the customer's needs in focus."

Present at REBT'19 were leading players such as Blue Star, Sheenlac paints, Jenson Nicholson, Mahindra Lifespace, Somany Ceramics, Saint-Gobain, Supreme Petro Chemicals, Techno Green, to name a few. The event showcased Next Gen Technologies and Strategies for the Construction Industry and provided an opportunity to explore implementation of Alternate Construction Technology in India to drive the Real Estate sector. The last two years have seen developers revamping their operations, adhering to regulations and bringing efficiency in their business practices.

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