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Podcast: Protecting Historical Documents, Art, Literature, and Other Important Cultural Artifacts

Catastrophe Response, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery, Document Scanning, Fire and Smoke Damage, Mold Damage, Water and Storm Damage

When the Cathedral Notre Dame in Paris experienced a near-catastrophic fire in April of 2019, it served as a stark reminder that important cultural documents and artifacts, such as original pieces of literature and priceless works of art, could be lost permanently in an instant. Even data preserved on hard drives at a university are potential casualties from an event such as a flood or fire in the server room. How likely is it that these crucial documents are at risk? And what should institutions do to build their facilities’ resiliency from both a proactive and reactive standpoint?

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Time: The Most Valuable Resource in Document Restoration

Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery, Document Scanning, Water and Storm Damage

When your business is affected by a flood or fire, it can be devastating and highly stressful. More than that, such disasters can disrupt operations, especially if important documents are permanently damaged. If documents are damaged by water or fire, they can sometimes be restored or digitized in order to save the information and keep your business on track. But this is only a possibility if businesses have a plan in place for disasters and act fast. Time is the most valuable resource in document restoration.

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Document Recovery for Books, Papers, and Files After Floods, Fires, and Water Damage

Document Recovery, Document Scanning, Fire and Smoke Damage, Mold Damage

When wet or moldy books, papers, and files are damaged, they can be saved. If you are recovering from property damage and don’t know what to do with damaged papers or books, Polygon can help. As one of the country’s longest-serving providers for document recovery, Polygon has both the equipment and experienced staff to handle even the most severely damaged paper product. Moldy books, water-soaked files, photographs, or medical records, all of these items can be salvaged.

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Polygon US Acquires Amrestore

Catastrophe Response, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery, Document Scanning, Fire and Smoke Damage, Mold Damage, News, Water and Storm Damage

Press release Stockholm, August 27, 2019 Polygon acquires AMRestore in US

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Polygon Gears Up for Midwest Archives Conference 2019 Annual Meeting

Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery, Document Scanning

Every year, the Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) comes together for an annual meeting that features a variety of breakout sessions designed for archivists. The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held from April 3-6 in Detroit, Michigan. This year’s theme, “Innovations, Transformation, Resurgence,” will consider how archivists can transform their local communities.

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