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Escalator modernization

If you’re starting to face problems with your escalators, our modernization solutions will increase their lifespan, giving you the flexibility of replacing the entire installation or just individual components. This will ensure your escalators comply with the latest standards and are as energy efficient, safe, and reliable as possible.

Why modernize with KONE?

AN INVESTMENT THAT PAYS OFF

KONE modernization improves safety, reliability, accessibility, and visual appearance, and also lowers energy costs.

HAPPIER BUILDING USERS

Working with us will bring you improved reliability, accessibility, and comfort – for the lifetime of your building.

A HASSLE-FREE INSTALLATION PROCESS

Our professionally managed modernization process minimizes disturbance to tenants and visitors.

OUR ESCALATOR MODERNIZATION SOLUTIONS

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Escalator modernization process

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Benefits of escalator modernization

Modernization ensures that your escalators continue to be energy efficient, safe, and reliable. The truss may last as long as your building, but mechanical components will wear and become outdated. Modernizing steps, balustrades, and lighting will help to maintain a fresh, modern appearance. 

Better performance

Compared to older equipment, a modernized escalator does the job better. Less waiting and frustration, and fewer breakdowns – all from your existing escalator or autowalk. Updating the drive and chain components of your equipment will have a significant impact on its performance.

Improved safety

Safety is the starting point of every KONE escalator and autowalk. By modernizing, you can make your escalator even safer. We offer a full set of safety upgrades and modular modernization packages covering electrification, the step chain, drive, and aesthetics. With investing to safety upgrades you can bring your equipment in line with the latest safety codes and standards –giving you and your customers more peace of mind.

Design that complements your building

Innovative design can turn your escalator or autowalk into much more than just a way to keep people moving – with our wide variety of design modernizations you can transform it into an eye-catching architectural feature and an important source of lighting, to match perfectly with your building's interior design.

Eco-efficiency that brings savings

Our eco-efficient escalator modernization solutions feature a highly energy-efficient and compact drive system, as well as smart operational modes. You can also benefit from innovative and energy-efficient LED lighting in your escalator that is 80% more efficient than halogen lighting and lasts 10 times longer.