BREAKING DOWN THE VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY
Many clients ask what does Vertical Transportation mean. Simply, Vertical Transportation is nothing more than the term used to indemnify an Industry serving all devices that move anything vertically. Ironically, it does include some horizontal moving devices also. Generally speaking, you can consider the following devices which are part of the Vertical Transportation Industry as being part of the Elevator & Escalator Sector of the Vertical Transportation Industry: Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walkways, Wheelchair Lifts, Dock/Platform Lifts and the like. Again, generally speaking, nearly all devices within the Elevator & Escalator sector require, by code or legislation, a documented Maintenance Program to be in effect on the device. For clarifications, we seek guidance from ASME A17.1 National Code Requirements along with applicable Local and/or State Requirements, and/or Guidelines, and/or Legislation. Yes, it can be that convoluted...