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CARLSBAD, NM, May 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- TFE and partner Iron Mountain have reached a significant milestone of ten million scanned images of records for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
"We are proud of the talented and dedicated staff in Carlsbad," said Doug Heal, President, TFE, Inc. "Their hard work and commitment, combined with the corporate support from TFE and Iron Mountain, have enabled us to demonstrate why performing this work in Carlsbad is the right answer for our customers locally, regionally, and nationally."
Since contract award in 2014, TFE has invested over $4 million in equipment and facilities to ensure that the Carlsbad operations maintain the highest product quality while providing competitive pricing similar to other commercial companies throughout the country. Since completion of the NARA records center twelve months ago and the NARA approval of this state of the art facility in Fall 2017, TFE and Iron Mountain have more than doubled the number of customers utilizing the center.
"TFE and Iron Mountain have promised us a significant investment in this community, and they are delivering on that promise," Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway said. "Their state-of-the-art facility makes their Carlsbad operation the ideal location for processing records for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and many other businesses. We look forward to continued growth."
Carlsbad continues to strengthen its industrial base. Industries like nuclear, mining, oil and gas, and manufacturing are the backbone of the area's diverse offering.
"TFE and Iron Mountain have been excellent partners to work with," said Bruce Covert, NWP President and Project Manager, whose company oversees the WIPP Records Contract. "It's exciting to see the progress these two companies have made since their new facility opened last year. We look forward to doing great things together."
The Carlsbad Department of Development (CDOD), provides support to TFE and Iron Mountain in the business arena. The CDOD is a proven and trusted resource for businesses in Carlsbad and Eddy County, New Mexico.
"When a community supports local business, we are helping a Mom & Dad pay a mortgage, get dance lessons, buy football gear or pay a college tuition," said Eddy County Commissioner and CDOD President Susan Crockett. "Businesses like TFE are Carlsbad's shareholders who support our community. We believe in and support all they do and appreciate TFE and Iron Mountain's partnership with WIPP going towards the future."
Founded in 1989, TFE is a veteran-owned small business with extensive experience providing waste transportation services, records management, training, and other technical services to government and commercial nuclear clients.
Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world, and with a real estate network of more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in over 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a more digital way of working.
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