Fastest Elevator (Lift) In India

Chennai, India, April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Online PR News) KONE India has won an order to install elevators in Palais Royale, slated to be one of the tallest buildings in the country under construction in Mumbai at Worli. Palais Royale is an ultra modern, first-of-its-kind residential building project in India promoted by Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd. Palais Royale is also India’s first pre-certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum rated green residential building.

Palais Royale, at a breathtaking height of about 300m, will be an iconic building in Mumbai. It has already set new benchmarks for quality, design, environmental aesthetics, urban planning, lifestyle and usage of technology.

KONE will provide 6 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators that will travel at speeds of up to 7 m/s, the fastest elevators in all of India. Another four KONE MiniSpace™ will move at 3.5 m/s. Together these will ensure the smooth and efficient People Flow of the residents in Palais Royale.

Mr. Vikas Kasliwal, Vice Chairman and CEO, Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd. (SRUIL) said, “Palais Royale represents the futuristic image of the Mumbai city. We have opted only for the highest global technology solutions for the building. We chose KONE MiniSpace™ elevators as we believe these will provide fast, smooth, safe and comfortable vertical transportation to residents.”

Palais Royale has many firsts to its credit including having the world’s deepest girders; India’s first platinum LEED rated residential building. It has set technological benchmarks in India for design, construction, earthquake resistance, water conservation, energy efficiency, waste management, eco-friendly materials, safety and security, and overall building management.

Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Managing Director, KONE India said “Our consistent efforts, collaborative approach, communication transparency and strong relationship were key in helping us get the order. We have also been able to meet the highest technical requirements. We, at KONE, are happy to be the chosen supplier of elevators, for Palais Royale, that will be the fastest elevators in India.”

KONE, with its strong vision of delivering the best People Flow experience, is indeed providing safe and comfortable vertical transportation solutions. With the infrastructure segment booming and availability of space becoming a constraint, tall buildings are beginning to take centre stage.

KONE’s history of innovation is one of the company’s success factors. KONE has always provided systematic and long-term investment into its R&D capabilities. In its striving towards serving customers to perfection, KONE explores technologies in other industries an monitors changing markets, trends, customer needs, and working methods. KONE has introduced a wide range of major innovations throughout the years.

- onlineprnews