Single-Shaft Paper Grinder features adjustable screen.

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Offering flexibility for mobile and in-plant operators in document destruction and security industry, SelecShred(TM) allows operators to change screen size by pushing one button. It enables mobile paper destruction companies to serve customers with different grinder and document security requirements without removing and replacing their screens between shred jobs. Smaller screens suit higher security projects, and larger screens suit less security-minded projects.

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Allegheny Shredders Introduces Industry's First Adjustable-Screen Paper Grinder

ALLEGHENY SHREDDERS INTRODUCES INDUSTRY'S FIRST ADJUSTABLE-SCREEN PAPER GRINDER - The Allegheny SelecShred(TM) (patent pending) Innovation Offers New Levels of Flexibility for Mobile and In-Plant Operators

DELMONT, PA (November 30, 2006) - Allegheny Shredders Corp., has introduced the industry's first single shaft grinder with an adjustable-screen. The introduction of the Allegheny SelecShred(TM) represents a major development in the document destruction and security industry because it gives mobile and in-plant shredding operators the ability to service a wider variety of customers faster with just a single piece of equipment.

Before the development of this equipment, operators had to manually open the cover of their paper grinders and physically remove one screen and replace it with another. This process, which can take fifteen minutes or more to complete, was a significant drag on productivity. With the new Allegheny SelecShred(TM) Adjustable Screen, operators can change the screen size inside their grinders with just the simple push of a button.
This has enormous implications for mobile paper destruction companies because it allows them to serve customers with different grinder and document security requirements without removing and replacing their screens between shred jobs.

In the document destruction business, some companies, such as banks, law firms and hospitals, demand smaller screen sizes to produce a finer (more secure) piece size of their discarded documents. However, smaller screen can limit a grinder's through-put capacity and add to the cost of the service. Less security-conscious customers, on the other hand, can opt for larger screen sizes, which facilitate greater paper through-put and less expensive document destruction.

With the introduction of the SelecShred(TM), mobile operators can now service both types of customers in a given day, one stop after another - or even the same customer with different security concerns for different departments - without losing time to physically change out their screens. This allows operators to service customers faster and more conveniently than was previously possible, and can give them a great marketing advantage by being able to offer double the security for key departments without processing the entire stop at a higher-priced screen setting.

To learn more about new Allegheny SelecShred(TM) Adjustable Screen, call (800) 245-2497 or visit

Founded in Delmont, Pa., in 1967, Allegheny Shredders manufacturer the industry's most complete and reliable line of paper shredders and security grinders as well as destruction devices for hard drives, plastic containers and whole range of other products.

Allegheny is the only company that offers a complete line of destruction equipment to maximize your commercial shredding and recycling needs. From high volume paper shredders to security grinders, product destruction shredders, as well as state-of-the-art mobile shredding systems. Allegheny manufactures cost-effective, reliable equipment you can build your business around and will help you develop the most efficient means to process you material for a profit.

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