Ultrarope was awarded The Hindmarsh Award for Innovation at the 2014 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards, at a Gala dinner in Sydney on Saturday 17 May.
Founded in 1982, the annual awards celebrate innovation and leading practice within Australia’s property development and investment industries. The 2014 awards winners were drawn from 83 finalists across 16 categories – 12 of which were in the Hindmarsh Award for Innovation. The jury considered ‘inspiring design, leading-edge practice and exceptional outcomes for the community’ when evaluating the entries.
KONE UltraRope(tm) sets a new benchmark for high-rise buildings enabling future elevator travel heights up to 1,000 meters – twice as high as what is possible with today’s technology. Released to the market in June 2013, “the super-light KONE UltraRope technology provides unrivalled elevator eco-efficiency, reliability and durability, while also improving elevator performance”.
Read the article here: http://www.kone.com.au/about-us/kone-in-brief/innovation/Excellence-2014/