Industry leader broadens its document destruction business in Portland and beyond

Livermore, CA, February 23, 2016 – Rob Alston, CEO of Access, recently announced the acquisition of EnviroShred NW, Inc., a secure document shredding company located in Portland, Oregon. A leading provider of records and information management solutions, Access delivers a full suite of services based on its mission to advance how the world manages information with the very best service. The acquisition of EnviroShred NW is the company’s 97th since its founding in 2004.

To ensure delivery of the very best services, the company remains alert for opportunities to expand its offerings to both existing and prospective clients. As explained by Access President, John Chendo, “This acquisition enables us to better serve our clients throughout the Northwest region, and we are excited about the additional business growth opportunities it will create.”

EnviroShred NW, like Access, is AAA certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), bringing with it the industry’s highest accreditation for secure destruction solutions. The company’s fine reputation for excellent service, combined with its commitment to community involvement, made it an ideal acquisition candidate for Access.

As noted by Alston, “EnviroShred NW displays a commitment to client, company and community that is very similar to our own. I’m confident that our new clients in the Portland area will be pleased with the transition to Access.”

As the largest privately held records and information management services provider in the United States, Access serves 45 markets across the nation and in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Access is the largest privately held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States and Latin America. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country, Access’ complete suite of services includes records storage and document management in both hard copy and digital formats, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, digital document conversion and breach reporting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management, convenient access, and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Berkshire Partners.

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