Posts Tagged ‘Interesting’

Stevens & Stevens acquires document shredding company

https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2018/11/13/stevens-stevens-acquires-document-shredding.html By Crystal Owens  – Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal Nov 13, 2018, 1:21pm  Stevens & Stevens Business Records Management, a St. Petersburg-based company with locations in Clearwater and Tampa, has acquired Confidential On-site Paper Shredding. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Stevens & Stevens Business Records Management is a full-service records storage…

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Paper-making: a Chinese Secret

Paper, as we know it today, began as a closely guarded secret in China. What first comes to mind when talking about it’s history, is the ancient Egyptian writing material called papyrus. But the “true paper” we use today, thin sheets made from softened, individual fibers, began in China. The inventor of this “true paper”…

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How barcodes came to be: a beach, a bullseye and a pack of gum

The first step to purchasing an item at a store is almost always the same way. We take the item to the check-out counter and, in most cases, the item’s barcode is scanned. It’s such an everyday occurrence, we don’t think twice about the technology behind barcodes and how they came to be. The invention…

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Do file sizes confuse you? Here’s a “bit” of info.

Stevens & Stevens has been in the records management industry for over 23 years, so there are certain questions we hear time and time again. One of those popular questions is, “How big is a gigabyte?”.  Most people have heard of gigabytes, megabytes, etc., but not many understand what those words actually mean. You’ve probably…

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