Records Management Center (RMC) has provided secure, dependable, and customer-focused records and information management services to Maine and Northern New England for over 20 years. As an independently operated division of Lynco, Inc., we have grown from a small records storage warehouse in Bangor, Maine to a fully integrated data life cycle management business, offering complete document management with high-security storage, secure on and off site shredding services, and high speed scanning and web-based data management to customers throughout Maine and Northern New England.
Records Management Center has the ability, functionality, and training to service any office’s data retention and management requirements with precision and ease, whether you operate a small legal office, financial office, or large insurance facility. Our expert personnel have been trained in the handling of all types of physical and digital records: from microfiche and microfilm to slides and paraffin blocks to ledgers and billing statements to X-rays and CT scans. We are approved by state and federal government agencies, and we offer complete confidentiality, state of the art security, and highly trained courier personnel on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our parent company, Lynco, Inc., and it’s sister company, Lynch Logistics, Inc., comprise a family of integrated companies with a focus on logistics, truckload freight hauling, warehousing, household and commercial moving, and secure document management and shredding services. Our family of companies have over 40 years of experience providing integrated logistics services to satisfied customers throughout the United States and Canada. We make it our primary goal to serve our customers safely and reliably on time, every time.
Headquartered in Bangor, Maine and operating a satellite facility out of Lewiston / Auburn, Maine, Lynco, Inc. and Lynch Logistics have the size and capabilities to link Northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes with the rest of North America, while also providing the flexibility and tailored experience of a small, fast-paced group of companies. Please visit www.movingme.com for more information.
We started in 1970 with a single moving truck and small crew and have since grown to fleet of over 50 trucks, 460,000 square feet of warehouse space, and 100 motivated, customer service oriented team members.
1970 – Established as a local family business. Central Maine Moving & Storage provides Maine with quality service for individual, corporate, industrial, and government relocation.
1978 – Expanded services by becoming an award winning agent for North American Van Lines, providing worldwide, award-winning moving services, and forming Consolidated Warehouse (now operated under Lynch Logistics) to serve our growing storage customers.
1986 – Lynch Logistics, a full-truckload freight transportation and warehousing business, is created under the same ownership to increase capacity for Maine’s industrial sector, primarily for the pulp and paper industry. Lynch Logistics operates dry van and flatbed trucking service east of the Mississippi River and in Maritimes Canada and warehousing and distribution services for storage-in-transit and cross-docking.
1995 – Based on increased demand for secure file storage, created Records Management Center (RMC) to handle specialized confidential file storage and information management activities for the healthcare sector. RMC quickly expanded into paper shredding, media destruction, document scanning, and dedicated courier services throughout Maine and New England.
2000’s to Today – Continued fleet and warehouse growth among all divisions. Opened facility in Auburn, Maine to provide increased coverage in Central and Southern Maine – includes 5 full-time personnel, inside and outside storage, cross-docking, rail siding, and centralized baling for our mobile shredding fleet.
2016 – Records Management Center and ShredSafe, LLC are pleased to announce the acquisition of Shredding On Site (SOS) of Waterville, Maine effective October 1, 2016 and Aroostook Shredding of Presque Isle, Maine effective May 1, 2019. Records Management Center assumed operational oversight of Shredding On Site and Aroostook Shredding, while retaining all staff, equipment, and service scheduling. These acquisitions significantly increased the size and scope of our existing NAID AAA Certified on-site and off-site confidential shredding services provided throughout Maine and New Hampshire and will significantly enhance our capabilities for our customers and allow us to provide a wider array of information management and destruction services with greater reach.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (1999) Financial Services Modernization Act
This Federal legislation went into effect in 2000, the privacy provisions in the law require that financial institutions and insurance companies give consumers prior notice of an intention to share personal information and a chance to opt out of the sharing of such information. The law states that these institutions and companies need to “respect the privacy of its customers and to protect the security and confidentiality of those customers’ non-public information.” The language suggested in the Safeguard Rule that paper documents containing such personal information should also be protected and safely destroyed.
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) In general, the Act amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) to enhance the accuracy of consumer reports and to allow consumers to exercise greater control regarding the type and amount of marketing solicitations they receive. FACT Act also establishes uniform national standards in key areas of regulation regarding handling and disposal of consumer information in the possession of all companies and organizations.
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
HIPAA was enacted in 1996 and the mandatory compliance date is April 14, 2003. All hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, health plans, medical billing companies and any other business entity involved in the healthcare industry must comply. The rules apply to all protected health information. The Standard for Privacy of Identifiable Health Information requires that covered entities put in place administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the privacy of protected health information. One example given of a safeguard for the proper disposal of paper documents containing protected health information is that the documents be shredded prior to disposal.
Federal Privacy Act of 1974
This law was established in 1974 to insure that government agencies protect the privacy of individuals and businesses with regard to information held by them and to hold these agencies liable for any information released without proper authorization.
Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA)
The Economic Espionage Act is a very powerful law which helps with the enforcement of properly handling information. This law is the first federal law that defines and severely punishes misappropriation and theft of trade secrets. However, according to this Act, the government will only protect companies who take “reasonable measures” to safeguard their information.
For more information, please call RMC today! 1-877-752-3609