Friday, 30 May 2014

Document Destruction: Important Facts about Paper Shredding

Document Shredding has been there since before the time of the First World War, when the Army and the government made use of it to destroy certain war secrets and documents.
The paper shredder was invented in 1909 by Abbot Augustus Low in New York, USA. However, it was only patented and never manufactured. It was later developed by the Nazi’s to destroy the Anti-Hitler propaganda. It was later used to destroy and wipe out the names of Jews from the records. As the paper was shredded most of the data about the existence of Jews was destroyed. In this way their names were wiped out from the state and country list. There were some hallmarks in paper shredding. Richard Nixon; the erstwhile US president too used it to destroy the water gate scam papers.

Many Corporations to have used the paper shredder and other assets by destroying the documents that they wanted to hide from income tax officials or from the government officials. But certainly Paper shredding can have far more positive uses in real life when we use it for our personal uses in our homes and offices. Sometimes storing too many documents adds to the clutter.

They may reveal vital transactions of the past not valid today, but they may reveal things that might compromise your position. Therefore, it becomes essential to be secret of past dealings sometimes for reasons of privacy. It is up to you to pursue ethical and we always keep our stand that you always remain ethical in all ways.

The Paper shredder is one of the most sophisticated inventions of the 20th century and a marvel that is times ahead of the industrial revolution.

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