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  • Choosing the Best Shredder for Recycling

    Rotary grinders, pierce-and-tear style, hammer mills, pulverizers: With so many types of shredders on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your recycling operation? Jeff Dietterich, president of AES, was interviewed for this informative article published in the August edition of Recycling Today magazine.  A frequent contributor to recycling and materials management Read more…

  • Vendor Relationships Matter: Printers Discuss What To Consider When Buying Waste Paper Trim, Baling Systems

    November 20, 2015 Paper recycling systems are to printers what roofs are to homeowners—a necessary evil that won’t exactly make you beam with pride or add value. These systems quite often leave printing executives mumbling under their breath about what they could have purchased instead. Sometimes, the cost of doing business can cost you a Read more…

  • FIRE: The Secure Destruction Industry’s Most Feared Four Letter Word

    It’s always “Fire Season” for anyone who shreds or bales paper. This reprinted article in the Winter edition of NAID News discusses fire risks inherent to the secure destruction industry and how to mitigate them, with updated content from Jeff Dietterich, President of AES. Editor’s Note: Now and then, NAIDnews gives subject matter experts the Read more…

  • Take a Close Look: Advice for Buying Used Secure Destruction Equipment

    By Jeff Dietterich President of Advanced Equipment Sales aesjeff@aesales.net As published in the Summer edition of SDB Magazine, August, 2015 Consolidation in the secure shredding industry has put a number of surplus shredders and complete shredding systems on the secondary equipment market. The availability of used equipment provides an attractive alternative to new equipment for Read more…

  • Trained in Time: Contracting out your equipment’s preventive maintenance program can save time and money

    Reliability is the number 1 reason to keep up with equipment maintenance, but many companies lack the internal resources and technical skills to handle their preventive maintenance in house. Using an outside contractor can bring a higher level of expertise to ensure your recycling equipment stays in top form. Read about how Pro Shred of Read more…

  • Five FAQ’s for a Successful Baling Operation

    As mobile shredding companies grow their business they often think about adding baling to their operations, and for good reason. Baling can be a vital part of your business strategy and allows you to gain control of a valuable by-product of your operations, the shredded paper. Following are five frequently asked questions, or FAQ’s, that Read more…

  • Not a Lot of Hot Air:

    Air separation and pneumatic conveyance systems increasingly are finding a home in material recovery facilities. By Jeff Dietterich As published in Recycling Today magazine, April 2014 Material recovery facilities (MRFs) use automated equipment for much of their sorting and separating processes but have traditionally relied on a good deal of hand separation to achieve the Read more…

  • Easy Installation: Baling Equipment

    By Jeff Dietterich and Jeffrey Burnley As published in the February 2013 issue of Recycling Today So, you’ve made a purchase decision for a new baler, but there’s plenty to be done before the truck arrives with your new equipment.  Since baler delivery times can range from six weeks to six months or more, you Read more…

  • Fire and Dust: Preventing One by Controlling the Other

    by Jeff Dietterich As published in NAID News December 2010 The act of shredding paper produces dust – lots of dust. It’s the nature of the business. Anyone who’s ever seen a mobile truck dump its load is familiar with the ghostly white cloud that rises from the pile. Conversely, plant-based shredding introduces a steady Read more…

  • Knowing Your Options

    When shopping for a baler, shredding companies have many factors to consider By Jeff Dietterich As published in Storage and Destruction Business, December 2009 The baling of shredded documents is an important aspect of most secure destruction businesses. It provides a means for effective materials management, revenue generation and increased information security. The revenue generated Read more…