VASTEC Expands to Serve Government Clients in Texas

Dallas, TX, December 14, 2012 --( VASTEC, a premier provider to the Federal government of scanning and digital services, records management systems and solutions, and Section 508 document accessibility, has opened an office in Dallas to better meet the increasing needs of government clients in Texas.

“Our operations continue to grow in Florida and Washington DC because of the high quality of service we provide to a multitude of Federal agencies, and our ability to customize solutions directly to those agencies’ needs,” said Richard Salem, VASTEC CEO. “Opening our office in Dallas is an expansion on that ability, and allows us to better provide professional and personalized attention directly to local, state and federal clients in Texas.”

The list of Federal agencies that employ VASTEC is extensive, and includes the Social Security Administration, US Department of the Treasury, the General Services Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, the US Patent and Trademark Office, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

VASTEC’s high level of attention to Federal security protocol provides all clients with assurance that their sensitive and classified information remains secure. VASTEC employees undergo and clear NACI investigations, and the company’s processes, procedures, and security controls have been audited to standards established by FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act).

VASTEC can provide a wide range of digitization and conversion services including:

· Physical & Electronic Conversion
· Data Capture – Metadata and Indexing
· Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Full Text Searchability
· Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Text Verification
· Quality Control and Assurance Testing
· Secure Document Disposal – Shredding, Destruction
· Bar-coding and Asset Management Tracking
· Records Management Solutions

In records management VASTEC provides the following services:

· Strategic Assessments Planning
· Electronic Records and Document Management
· File Management and Training
· Quality Control and Assurance Testing
· Business Process Automation
· DoD 5015.2 Compliant Solutions
· Digital Asset Management

In addition, many agencies have also found VASTEC’s expertise in Section 508 Compliance valuable. These services include:

· Accessible, Compliant Documents & Forms
· Document Audit & Repair
· Document Compliance Certification

Furthering VASTEC’s ability to effectively meet Federal needs is its joint venture partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service (NTIS). This partnership offers all federal agencies the ability to address digitization, records management, data storage, Section 508 compliance, and federally secure electronic content and archive management needs through a simple Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), giving Federal Agency clients access to the best technology and solutions that meet unique requirements within rapid project implementation.

VASTEC’s contract vehicles include GSA Schedule 36, SeaPort-e, and Document Automation and Production Services (DAPS). The company has the ability to process sensitive and classified information on location, as well as within its secure production facilities.

“Working with Federal information requires utmost attention to security and protocol, as well as the willingness and ability to work with individual agencies and customize our processes to meet their specific information management needs,” said Salem. “VASTEC has repeatedly proven that we can meet these wide ranging challenges, and we look forward to continuing that in Texas.”

Agencies that need additional information on VASTEC services in Texas can contact David Mack in the Dallas office at 813-317-4230. Addtional information on VASTEC can also be found on the company’s website
Chris Jadick