Chesapeake Paper Systems Defines Purpose Of Document Shredding

Press Release

Chesapeake Paper Systems has identified several major reasons for utilizing their services to handle paper shredding, hard drive destruction and records storage practices. Safeguarding the confidential information of the company and its clients is the responsibility of the business managers and owners. The protection includes shredding documents, properly destroying data and securely storing records. The way in which the process of shredding and recycling is carried out is intended to help preserve the environment. As a member of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID), the business is locally owned and operated.

The Baltimore document shredding service operates throughout the entire Baltimore and Washington DC region. The NAID member firm ensures that clients comply fully with state and federal laws, including HIPPA, FACTA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley. The reputation of businesses can depend upon the ability to properly handle employee, customer, financial and proprietary company data. Chesapeake will securely destroy sensitive documents on-site and provide a Certificate of Destruction to verify that all materials were destroyed properly.

The most important reason for shredding is to protect the privacy of the company. There is a legal responsibility to prevent sensitive information from falling into the wrong hands. Maryland document shredding limits the liability and protects any proprietary company details. Throwing away company documents, even recycling them is not a secure approach. The documents must be destroyed in compliance with the regulations.

Shredding documents is also a money-saving practice. It frees up valuable space in an office or warehouse. Paying an employee to shred documents in-house can be costly and cause limitations on the ability to focus on the core business. Another reason for shredding is to preserve the environment. The practices of Chesapeake securely recycles all of the shredded material and helps to contribute to environmental sustainability.

For larger volume customers, Chesapeake provides regularly scheduled and periodic purge services. The professional staff will pick up secure, locked consoles from the customer’s offices and documents will be transferred directly to the mobile shedding truck where they are immediately destroyed.