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MEMBER News: Vecoplan Increases Focus on Paper Market

Facility and staff expansion occurs to support company growth. ARCHDALE, N.C. – Vecoplan, LLC has invested in its facility and staff to increase focus on the paper and document shredding markets. At its Archdale headquarters, the manufacturing and assembly facility was expanded by 7,000 square feet in later 2019 and early 2020 to increase production […]

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Have You Been Waiting for the Phone to Ring?

By: Cory Layes Shredders across the country have experienced a significant downturn in business due to COVID-19. Over the past two months we have spoken to a large number of shredding companies who have experienced a reduction in sales between 25% to 65% Not only does this reduction affect the bottom line, but the customers […]

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Board Approves CSDS Mentoring Program

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from the CSDS Board of Regents to create a mentoring program for those interested in earning their Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS®) accreditation. According to Michael Payton of Augusta Data Storage, Inc., who is Chairman of the CSDS Board of Regents and an i-SIGMA Board Director, […]

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What to Do?

A blog by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson discusses how i-SIGMA members can constructively use any downtime resulting from the current shutdown. _________ Did you know the saying “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” is attributed to a high school football coach in Corpus Christi Texas in 1953? I didn’t either. I would […]

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MEMBER News: VECOPLAN HIRES, PROMOTES KEY STAFF

PRESS RELEASE March 5, 2020 ARCHDALE, N.C. – Vecoplan LLC, to support company growth, has hired a new marketing department head and has named a new director over its parts and service operation. Also in its employee news, the company has named its employee of the year. Kirsti Nelson has been hired as Director of […]

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MEMBER News: BitRaser SSD & Mobile Erasure Software Receives ADISA Certification

Metuchen, New Jersey | 6th February 2020: BitRaser SSD and Mobile erasure software has received certification from ADISA (Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance), an international accreditation body specializing in data risk management and data protection within asset retirement domain. ADISA independently tested & validated data wiping capabilities of BitRaser Drive Eraser and BitRaser Mobile […]

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MEMBER News: American Baler Company announces BaleForce as new distributor for Canada

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2020 Press Release American Baler Company – Canadian Territory Change American Baler Company announces BaleForce as new distributor for Canada (Bellevue, OH) – American Baler Company is excited to announce that BaleForce Recycling Equipment of Milton, Ontario, will sell and support American Baler Company products, including baler sales, parts, service […]

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MEMBER News: Allegheny Shredders New Sales Team

For immediate release: Allegheny Shredders New Sales Team As many of you may have already heard, Evelyn Jefferson aka Shredder Mom is retiring from her position of VP sales at Allegheny Shredders after 30 wonderful years. Evelyn has been a pillar in the document destruction industry and will be missed by Allegheny and the shredding […]

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Privacy Commissioner Shares Lessons Learned After One Year of Mandatory Breach Reporting

On November 1 of last year, Canadian businesses became subject to new mandatory breach reporting regulations under Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). After a year in action, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada weighed in on observations he has noticed within the year. The highlights of […]

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Shred School is for the Hungry

Shred School 2019 wrapped up earlier this month with its final stop in Portland. While every attendee from all three destinations stated they would consider attending again, they also all had one thing in common that Kelly Martinez, Director of Marketing & Communications for i-SIGMA and Shred School Trainer claims any future attendee would probably […]

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