Temporary suspension of all equipment repair has been announced by Nikon USA due to the spread of COVID-19. The decision was made in compliance with the United States federal guidelines, and in the interest of protecting employees’ health and safety.
“Nikon prioritizes the health and safety of our employees and customers,” check the report on Nikon Service and Support website. “Due to the impact of COVID-19, and in accordance with mandates issued by the federal government and various state governments, we have temporarily suspended equipment repairs at our service facilities.”
The update is the latest in an avalanche of delays and closures aimed at helping to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. In addition, Nikon Inc. President and CEO Bo Kajiwara shared a letter with Nikon customers reiterating the decision and further commenting on Nikon’s response to the global pandemic.
“We are all experiencing unprecedented circumstances around the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the virus,” writes Kajiwara. “We encourage everyone to take the necessary precautions to stay safe and to support their communities during this difficult time. We look forward to overcoming this global issue with great resolve and unity.”