Sponsored
Sponsored

Parts Delay Puts U.S. Army Base Lift Repairs on Hold

Camp Humphreys, South Korea; photo courtesy of U.S. Army

A dozen elevators at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, are waiting for parts, Stars and Stripes reported on June 22. The 351 elevators at the base must conform to U.S. safety codes, which differ from South Korean codes. Given the consideration, repair parts for the malfunctioning 12 units may not be locally sourced, the source said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering a waiver for local codes to obtain the necessary parts from a South Korean supplier, officials said. The three-to-five-month delay is due to global supply chain issues stemming from labor shortages, as well as port and factory closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. The malfunctioning elevators include one at the Army Lodge and several at the barracks and Army Family Housing, an official said. He added that even one inoperative elevator is a concerning situation, and the base is ensuring every building has at least one functioning elevator.

sponsored

Get more of Elevator World. Sign up for our free e-newsletter.

Please enter a valid email address.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.
sponsored
sponsored
Woman Dies in Escalator Fall at Music Concert in Denver

Woman Dies in Escalator Fall at Music Concert in Denver

Windsor Transitions to WAGO Southeast Wisconsin Sales Manager

Windsor Transitions to WAGO Southeast Wisconsin Sales Manager

2022 Wisconsin Elevator Symposium Planned on September 15-16

2022 Wisconsin Elevator Symposium Planned on September 15-16

E2 Forum to Focus on Integrating VT, Architecture and More

E2 Forum to Focus on Integrating VT, Architecture and More

VT System by Fujitec and Smartrise For NYC Tower

VT System by Fujitec and Smartrise For NYC Tower

Next NAEC Town Hall Webinar Event Set for August 23

Next NAEC Town Hall Webinar Event Set for August 23

Golf, Food Networking at Annual Champions for Charity

Golf, Food Networking at Annual Champions for Charity

Otis 231-Escalator Refurbishment First for SMRT in 35 Years

Otis 231-Escalator Refurbishment First for SMRT in 35 Years

sponsored
sponsored