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A Study in Paper Shredding Services

As you might already know, there are professional paper shredding companies which can by at your service, either once or repeatedly, if you chose to hire one. But the question is, what companies are there, where do they operate and how much are you going to pay for it?

These are the points that this article shall try to analyze here.

By browsing through a simple Google Search about paper shredding services, you can easily find plenty of them at your disposal in the USA. There are some in the UK and plenty more scattered all over Europe. There are also some in China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Australia.

The seems to be one Company though, that goes by the name of Iron Mountain (http://www.ironmountain.com/), which is able to provide its services to a huge range of countries all over the world, for what seems to be the lowest price available: $7 for one-time services and $40 for regularly scheduled services.

The other second biggest multinational company is Shred-it, with service centers in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia. It is considerably more expensive than the first one though: $165 for one-time services and $95 for regularly scheduled services.

If you live in the USA

You can choose between varieties of paper shredding Companies. Here are mentioned some of them, with their websites and their price tags on one time services and regularly scheduled services:

o Cintas (http://www.cintas.com/) headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. Their price tags are $50 for one-time services and $35for regularly scheduled services. o Shred Nations (http://www.shrednations.com/) in Lakewood, CO. Their price tag is $27 for either one-time services or regularly scheduled services. o American Shredding (http://americanshredding.com/) with sales representatives located in 8 big American Cities. They charge $65for one-time services and $49.60for regularly scheduled services. o Ship 'n' Shred (www.shipnshred.com). Here things are different. You'll have to ship your documents to the company in order to destroy it. It's going to cast you around $32 a box. o Paper Shredding Pros http://www.papershreddingpros.com/ is a network of local paper shredding companies, which collaborates also with the big companies like Iron Mountain and Cintas. Companies from 80 cities are part of their network. Their headquarters are in Los Angeles, CA.

In Europe, New Zealand or Turkey


Here is a useful list of company names and their websites:

o Shred on Site (http://www.shredonsite.co.uk/) UK o Assured Security Shredding Ltd (http://assuredsecurityshredding.co.uk/) UK o All Security Mobile Shredding Limited (http://www.securityinshredding.com/) Ireland o Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH (http://www.erdwich.com/) Germany o WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH (http://weima.com/) Germany o UNTHA Shredding Technology GmbH (http://www.untha.com/en) Austria o Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH (http://www.l-rt.com/) Austria o Europe Recycling Equipment B.V. (http://www.europe-rec.com/) Netherlands o SatrindTechS.r.l. (http://www.satrindtech.com/) Italy o ElcomanSrl (http://www.elcoman.it/) Italy o ?astulík, Ltd., (http://www.drvice.sk/) Slovakia o Wamatech A/S (http://www.wamatech.dk/) Denmark o BMH Technology Oy - Home of the Tyrannosaurus (http://www.bmh.fi/) Finland o Delitek AS (http://www.delitek.no/) Norway o Trenta(http://www.trenta.com.tr/) Turkey o IMABE IBERICA S.A. (http://www.imabeiberica.com/) Spain o AXO Shredders Ltd (http://www.axo.cc/) New Zealand

Rest of the world

o China Shredder Company Ltd (http://www.chinashredder.com/) China o CHANGWOEN RECYCLING MACHINERY (http://www.changwoen.com.tw/) Taiwan o Advance Hydrau-Tech Pvt. Ltd. (http://www.advancehydrautech.com /) India

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