Making the best use of resources one is privileged to manage is a core value of a sustainable successful business or agency. Access, protection and management of actionable records are critical components within the business process, and core to the efficient administration of the enterprise.
Sustainability is a practical business theme of company principal, Peter Frix. He founded a neighborhood recycling project without investment as a teenager. After 7 years Mt. Hood Recycling Company was 2nd in market share behind Weyerhaeuser, with a monthly recovery of 110 tons of waste paper material across the greater Portland – Vancouver market.
By 2009, monthly energy expense for our 10,000 sq. ft. Bellevue processing center averaged $1,600. In mid-2010, weekly operations doubled to 110 hours. In light of a 100% increase in hourly operations, the company took steps internally to reduce energy use by 70%.
The reduction was brought about by virtualization of our internal server farm, discarding all copy machines, updating insulation and a strategic change to the climate control system. These steps combined to reduce energy expense below $500 a month.
A graduate of Jesuit High School (Portland, OR), company founder, Peter Frix received a BA in Management with minor studies in Industrial Engineering and Metaphysics, from the University of Portland. He is a Certified Document Imaging Architek (CDIA) with additional certification as an Electronic Information Records Manager (CEIRM) from the University of Washington.