In the News - InfoShred New Facility
Infoshred Celebrates Completion of New Facility One Year after Roof Collapse
Commemorates new building with donation to the Town of East Windsor
East Windsor, Conn. (January 31, 2012) – Infoshred, a company devoted to secure off-site and on-site document destruction and document storage, moved its final container into a newly constructed facility, nearly one year after suffering a major catastrophe in which a severe New England snowstorm caused the roof of their 50,000-square-foot facility to partially collapse. The official anniversary of the collapse is February 4.
Determined to protect their client’s sensitive and entrusted material, Infoshred enacted its comprehensive disaster recovery plan and hired an around-the-clock security guard while arrangements were made to move the documents to a more secure and permanent location. The staff at Infoshred worked for 47 consecutive days to ensure that there were no client interruptions.
Infoshred rented a facility to keep the documents safe while construction on their new storage facility began. One year later, a new state-of-the-art 50,000 sq./ft. facility has been completed and includes a permanent ladder leading to usable roof access for efficient snow clearing, as well as heated gutters and down spouts. The new facility not only meets, but exceeds code requirements. For example, the building’s roof can maintain up to 40 lbs. per sq./ft. – an additional ten lbs. more than what is acceptable.
“We are very confident in this new structure, but even more confident in our ability as a company to collectively rise above any challenge that is put before us,” Jack DiPiazza, general manager, said.
Amidst the challenging times during and following the collapse, Infoshred received on-going assistance and support from the Town of East Windsor.
“The Town of East Windsor was a tremendous resource for us following the collapse,” said Stacey DiPiazza, owner, Infoshred. “Town Fire Marshal Christy Delvey and Building Official Rand Stanley spent countless hours in the freezing cold working in an effort to help us recover and move forward. We are committed to giving back as we mark a new beginning.”
During the unexpected October 2011 snow storm, East Windsor Town Hall lost its beautiful flowering pear trees. To celebrate the opening of their new facility and to give back to the community, Infoshred has committed to restoring the landscaping at Town Hall.
“The collapse and subsequent efforts reflected the town’s true spirit and cooperative nature,” Denise Menard, first selectman, East Windsor. “I would like to express our sincere thanks to Stacey and Jack DiPiazza and the whole team at Infoshred for this gift.”
Infoshred, LLC provides secure on-site and off-site document destruction services, records storage, product and media destruction, and disintegration of microfilm, microfiche, pill bottles and ID cards. It has been providing secure document destruction and records storage services in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts since 1993. Located in East Windsor, CT, the company is a charter member of NAID, the National Association of Information Destruction, and maintains a NAID certification rating, for security, compliance and customer service. The company is a State of Connecticut certified Minority/Woman-Owned Business. Infoshred has a 50,000 sq. ft. facility adjacent to its shredding plant that can securely store 500,000 boxes and is the winner of the 2007 Gold Award for Best Document Destruction Company by the readers of The Connecticut Law Tribune. For more information see www.InfoShred.com.