SALVAGE and FREEZE DRYING COMPANIES.
Except as noted, these companies can provide comprehensive recovery services and a great deal of advice in the event of a disaster. They can be reached by phone at any time.
American Freeze Dry, Inc Vacuum freeze drying;
411 White Horse Pike company deals primarily with
Audubon, NJ 08106 library books and office files.
609 546-0777 (fax) 609 547-4158 pick-up and delivery, -20_F storage
Contact: John Magill. They do not dry out buildings.
Art Care International, Inc. Company uses a low-oxygen
Bel Ans Park environment to kill mold and
103 South Greenbush Rd. insects. They can treat objects or
Orangeburg, NY 10962 books on site or at their plant.
Phone/Fax 914 398-1315 Contact: William O'Shea
BMS Catastrophe, Inc. A very large company, serves
303 Arthur Street commercial/industrial facilities
Fort Worth, TX 76107 primarily; also libraries/museums.
800 433-2940 (fax) 817 332-6728 Phone advice, emergency planning
http://www.bmscat.com and prevention materials.
Disaster Recovery Services Freeze drying;
2425 Blue Smoke Court South .i.magnetic media; recovery;
Fort Worth, TX 76105 site surveys;
800 856-3333 (fax) 817 536-1167 .i.mold, asbestos and lead
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org clean-up
Document Reprocessors Freeze-drying (primarily
of New York, Inc.
library collections), packing,
5611 Water Street reshelving, mobile
Middlesex, NY 14507 freeze-drying units;
888 4-DRYING (437-9464) they do not dry out buildings.
(fax) 716 554-4114
Munters Moisture Control Services
16 Hunt Road
Site surveys, dessicant
Amesbury, MA 01913 dehumidification of
800 959-7901 (24-hr number, buildings and humid
will direct to nearest office) collections. Flood recovery
http://www.muntersmcs.com and cleaning of collections,
freeze-drying, film storage,
HVAC system design
National Library Relocation
70 Bridge Road Document and book cleaning,
Central Islip, NY 11722 cleaning services, rental of
516 543-2821 (fax) 232-2236 library shelving.i.library shelving, rental; and bins
Personnel for labor-intensive work
6 Inwood Place associated with disasters, such as
Maplewood, NJ 07040 record control, sorting damaged
800 262-0070 items, packing boxes. Other support
fax 201 762- 8777 activities include cataloging,
e-mail: email@example.com barcoding, appraisals, database
Contact: Angela Dzikowski maintenance, archive organization.
Solex Environmental Systems Freeze-drying facility can
P.O. Box 460242 accomodate trailers full
Houston, TX 77056 of materials.
800 848-0484 (fax)713 461-5877 Dehumidification of
Contact: Don Hartsell large spaces, on-site.
FREEZER STORAGE FACILITIES ;
(Look in Yellow Pages under Warehouses - Cold Storage;)
Some warehouses will accept wet books and documents in boxes or milk crates. They have different types of freezers, capable of reaching various temperatures. Arrangements are made on a case-by-case basis. If your
library or museum is part of a bigger institution, you may be able to use space in food service freezers. Some small institutions have made arrangements with local supermarkets. Most will not accept contaminated
(a few are listed here, alphabetically by city)
Distribution Unlimited Public freezer facility,
Northeast Industrial Park will accept wet materials
P.O. Box 98 on space available basis.
Guilderland Center, NY 12085Contact: Andy Kramarchyk
800 950-2125, x 104 (fax) 518 356-0534
Kingston Cold Storage Freeze from -5_ to -20_F,
478 Albany Ave. depending on time of year
Kingston, NY 12401
914 331-0660 Contact: Bill Swan
Conn Cold Storage and Freezers
1666 Rte. 9W Freeze to -10_F
Milton, NY 12547 No smoke damaged materials;
914 795-2170 (fax) 814 795-2293 odor absorbed by foods in freezer.
Middlehope Cold Storage, Inc.
P.O. Box 503
5360 Rte. 9W
Newburgh, NY 12550 Contact: Charles Morealo
914 561-0371, phone and fax
John E. Allen, Inc.
Copying of deteriorated 16
116 North Avenue and 35 mm. motion picture
Park Ridge, NJ 07656 film, including nitrate films.
201 391-3299 (fax) 201 391-6335
42-24 Orchard Street picture film.
Long Island City, NY 11101 Restoration of water, grease,
718 784-4040 fax (718) 784-4766 soot damage.
Contact: Sam Borodinsky Nationwide service.
Film Technology Company, Inc. Conservation of
726 North Cole Avenue 16mm and 35mm motion
Hollywood, CA 90038 picture film; nitrate film
323 464-3456 (fax) 323 464-7439 duplication
Regeneration of damaged
1 Sherwood Place 9, 16, 28, and 35 mm. film;
Scarsdale, NY 10583 nitrate film duplication
Bayer Corp., AGFA Division Manufacturer of
100 Challenger Road microfilm.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 Contact Bob Phelan re:
201 440-0111 x 4202 (fax.) 201 440-1512 washing and reprocessing
http://mds.agfa.com/ wet microfilm.
Eastman Kodak Company
Disaster Recovery Laboratory Reprocessing of original
1700 Dewey Avenue Kodak films at not
B-65, Door G, Room 340 charge to institution.
Rochester, NY 14650-1819 Call Howard Schwartz
800 352-8378 for directions.
Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc.
Disaster recovery services
555 Taxter Road for microfilm at nearest
Elmsford, NY 10523 Fuji processor.
800-755-3854 , x 8272, 8273 Call for directions,
(fax) 914-789-8165 or visit website.
Hudson Microimaging Microfilming.
P.O. Box 640, Route 9W Advice on
Port Ewen, NY 12466 preservation and
914 338-5785 recovery of microfilm.
New England Micrographics Reprocessing of Fuji and
750 E. Industrial Park Drive Ilford microfilm. Off-site
Manchester, NH 03109 storage for microfilm and
603 625-1171 fax: 603 625-2515 computer media.
Preservation Resources Microfilming.
Nine S. Commerce Way Advice on
Bethlehem, PA 18017-8916 preservation and
800 773-7222 (fax) 610 758-9700 recovery of microfilm.
ACS Data Recovery Service repair damaged data
42-220 Green Way, Suite B caused by hardware
Palm Desert, CA 92211 failure, virus, user
760 568-4351 (fax) 760 341-8694 error
Data Recovery and Reconstruction
P.O. Box 35993 decontamination of
Tucson, AZ 85740 fire and water damaged
520 742-5724 hard drives
ESS (Electronic System Services)
118 Parkwood Road cleaning and copying of
Carbondale, IL 6290 hard drives and disks
888 759-8758 (fax) 618 529-5152
101 Billerica Avenue computer recovery
5 Billerica Park service; more than 20
North Billerica, MA 01862-1256 operating systems
800 726-3669 (fax) 978 670-5901
6 Sullivan Street service
Westwood, NJ 07675
201 666-7880 Pager: 201 619-1796
6321 Bury Drive on-site and remote
Eden Prairie, MN 55346 data recovery services
(fax) 612 937-5750
3526 FM 528, Suite 200 computer security,
Friendswood, Texas 77546 software design,
281 282-9902 (fax) 281 282-9904 systems integration http://www.texstartech.com/
MAGNETIC TAPE RECOVERY; videotape, recovery; audio media, recovery
RDP Video Productions Convert 16 mm film to
747 Chestnut Ridge Road videotape; recovery of
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 damaged tapes.
914 426-1014, (fax) 914 356-6105 Contact: Randy Popkave
Restoration Technologies, Inc. Recovery of electronic data,
3695 Prairie Lake Court radio & TV, telephone,
Aurora, IL 60504 laboratory equipment,
800 421-9290 (fax) 630 851-1774 magnetic tapes, computer
http://www.restechnologies.com disks, photoprocessing. Mobile lab brought to site.
Smolian Sound Studios
Restoration of all types
1 Wormans Mill Court of audio tape and
Frederick, MD 21701 restoration of acetate
301 694-5134 and shellac phonograph
Contact: Steve Smolian records.
PO Box 5 cleaning and copying of
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 archival video and
800 852-7732 (fax) 201 440-6588 audio tapes.
http://www.specsbros.com Contact: Peter Brothers
Convert obsolete formats;
450 West 31st Street, 4th Floor treat smoke and water
New York, NY 10001 damaged tape as well as
212 563-1999 neglected, decaying video
(fax) 212 563-1994 and audiotape. Forensic
http://www.vidipax.com evaluation. Archival