3GS, LLC Acquires Safe Shredding

Knoxville, TN, July 10, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Business entrepreneurs, Mike Boehringer and Mike West, have announced that 3GS, LLC, a new business venture to consolidate the document destruction industry, has acquired Safe Shredding, a division of Safe Archives. Safe Shredding is a Mobile, AL-based document destruction company that helps businesses properly dispose of obsolete records and documents. The company is certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) and offers onsite mobile shredding services. 3GS will build upon Safe Shredding’s team of trained document destruction specialists and will continue to provide clients with the highest standard of information destruction.

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

“I always envisioned selling my company to the right partner at the right time,” said Bester Ward, former owner and president of Safe Shredding. “This was an easy decision for me.”

“We are excited to announce the acquisition of Safe Shredding,” said Boehringer. “We are pleased with the growth of 3GS and are looking forward to future acquisitions of leading document destruction companies.”

“Safe Shredding is a great addition to 3GS,” said West. “We are excited about the direction 3GS is heading and are pleased with the acquisition of an industry leader such as Safe Shredding.”

About 3GS, LLC
3GS, LLC is a Knoxville, Tenn.-based document destruction company led 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 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. For more information about NorthShore Capital Advisors, call (865) 862-4942 or visit www.northshore-capital.com.

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