3GS, LLC Acquires SECURE Eco Shred

KNOXVILLE, TN, May 21, 2009 --(PR.com)-- 3GS, LLC, a business venture formed to consolidate the document destruction industry, has acquired SECURE Eco Shred, located in Chicago, IL. SECURE Eco Shred provides environment friendly and convenient mobile shredding services. The firm has achieved and continues to maintain AAA National Association For Information Destruction, Inc. (NAID) security certification, the highest level in the industry. For more information, visit www.secureecoshred.com.

Through acquisitions, 3GS expects to form the largest independent document destruction company in North America. Mike Boehringer, formerly of EZshred and Shredding Solutions, is CEO of 3GS, LLC, and oversees the strategic acquisitions and integration of companies. Mike West serves on the 3GS, LLC board of directors and is managing partner of NorthShore Capital Advisors, a full-service mergers and acquisitions and business advisory firm. For more information on 3GS, LLC, call (865) 862-4942.

“The SECURE Eco Shred deal marks the first acquisition in the upper Midwest and the seventh acquisition overall for 3GS,” said Boehringer. “We are extremely excited about our entry into the Chicago market and look forward to continued growth in this region.”

“We are happy to announce the acquisition of SECURE Eco Shred,” said West. “SECURE Eco Shred is known for its high security and eco-friendly shredding services. We are pleased to make these components part of 3GS.”

About 3GS, LLC:
3GS, LLC is a Knoxville, Tenn.-based document destruction company formed by industry veterans, Mike Boehringer, CEO, and Mike West, managing partner of NorthShore Capital Advisors. The company’s strategy is to actively acquire independent shredding companies with the expressed purpose of creating the largest independent document destruction company in North America. For more information on 3GS, LLC, please call (865) 862-4942.

About NorthShore Capital Advisors:
Founded in 2001, NorthShore Capital Advisors is a Knoxville, Tenn.-based full-service mergers and acquisitions and business advisory firm. NorthShore provides a variety of financial advisory services to middle-market companies seeking guidance on opportunities and challenges relative to buy/sell opportunities, mergers and acquisitions, valuations, joint partnerships, debt placement and financial restructuring. With its practical understanding of the issues facing a business, NorthShore keenly applies strategy, creativity and dynamic courses of action to achieve the most advantageous outcome for clients. NorthShore’s team includes an uncommon blend of investment banking, operational and management experience rooted in business services, healthcare, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, distribution and recreation. In 2008, NorthShore was recognized by BusinessTN magazine on the Hot100 list, spotlighting fast-growing and successful companies that enrich the local and regional economies, provide jobs and fuels Tennessee’s entrepreneurial culture. For more information about NorthShore Capital Advisors, call (865) 862-4942 or visit www.northshore-capital.com.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600

NorthShore Capital Advisors
Patty Briguglio