Elevators India, a fully owned subsidiary of Kone Corporation, a global leader
in the elevator and escalator industry, announced its world’s largest passenger
elevator during a press conference at Jio World Centre, BKC, Mumbai. The Jio
World Centres has a total of 188 Kone elevators and escalators.
elevator has been hoisted on 18 pulleys and 9 ropes for optimal safety, making
it an an engineering marvel. This 16 tonnes marvel has five stops and travels
at the speed of 1 metre per second. Unique features include a glass wall and
4-panel centre opening glass door. With a fabulous finish, the elevator has
tastefully done interiors. It has elegant panels and two display screen.
world’s largest elevator is spread over a floor area of 25.78 sq meters, this
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.
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 the buildings
safer, smarter, and more intelligent,” said Amit Gossain, Managing Director,
Kone Elevators India during the press conference.
who earlier worked as part of the top management of JCB India, added , “We are
pleased to announce that the world’s largest passenger elevator is by Kone, and
it is in India! At Kone, we pride ourselves in offering custom-built solutions
for unique projects. Besides our Kone India team, the Kone Global team of major
projects experts 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 we innovate
and create solutions that users appreciate, but also create an experience that
they can't find anywhere else.”
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
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