AccuShred NW Receives NAID AAA Certification for Plant-Based Shredding

Gresham, OR, March 15, 2012 --( AccuShred NW has received NAID AAA certification for its plant-based shredding operations in Portland, Oregon. The company was required to meet robust security thresholds established by the National Association for Information Destruction in order to receive the AAA certification status for its plant operations.

AccuShred NW plant based operations became certified on December 1st, 2011. The company has already been NAID AAA certified for its mobile shredding services for many years. The AAA certification ensures that all of the company’s shredding services exceed all federal and state legislation in regards to information management security requirements.

The company’s plant based shredding operations for off-site document destruction, microfiche, microfilm and micro media disintegration, off-site hard drive destruction, and all paper/printed materials. AccuShred NW has invested in a new baler to compliment the other shredding machinery the company utilizes to destroy documents. The baler will assist in the packaging of shredded documents that will then be taken to recycling facilities. AccuShred NW also has special machinery designed specifically for the destruction of microfiche and microfiber documents, which is also covered under their AAA NAID certification which disintegrates the micro media into dust.

Brock Miller, General Manager of AccuShred NW, states, "We’re extremely proud of receiving our AAA certification for our plant based operations. All of our shredding services, whether it is on-site or off-site is AAA NAID certified and that means our clients can be confident that their information is being destroyed in the most secure manner."

The National Association for Information Destruction is an organization designed around creating standards and ethics for the document destruction industry. AccuShred NW will be attending the NAID Expo in Anaheim, California, which takes place from March 30 to April 1st.

Accu NW is privately owned, with four divisions, including AccuShred NW, AccuStore NW, AccuScan NW and AccuShare NW. Each locally providing world class information services including records management, information destruction, including document shredding and hard drive destruction, document scanning services and Managed IT solutions using cloud solutions for Oregon and Washington.
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Josh Lattin