KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has signed a deal to supply 40 elevators to Masteri Thao Dien, a luxury residential development in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Situated in front of Hanoi Highway, Masteri Thao Dien will house high-end apartments, commercial offices, a shopping centre and other recreation facilities such parks, swimming pools, a playground and sport centre in an eight-hectare site.
The shopping centre, Vincom Mega Mall Thao Dien, an investment of Vingroup, will be the biggest shopping centre in the east of Ho Chi Minh City and will be linked to the An Phu metro station that is due to commence operations in 2018.
KONE will supply 40 KONE S MiniSpace(TM) elevators with a travel speed of 3m/s to Masteri Thao Dien. Powered by the energy-efficient KONE EcoDisc(TM) hoisting machine, KONE S MiniSpace(TM) elevators will consume less energy, achieve lower thermal losses than traditional machines, resulting in better energy efficiency.
“We are extremely pleased that Masteri Thao Dien chose KONE as its supplier for this project and serve the growing urban population of Ho Chi Minh City with our pioneering eco-efficient solutions,” commented Neeraj Sharma, Executive Vice President for KONE Asia Pacific and Middle East.
Masteri Thao Dien is developed by Thao Dien Investment JSC, and is scheduled to be completed by end of 2016.