Compax – Northern California

Automatic Response Systems was established in 1987 developing a specialized automatic oiling system for high-security paper shredders used by the US Government Security and Defense Agencies. In 1988 ARS introduced the first commercially successful model of the “automatic oiler”. Since the “automatic oiler” has become the industry standard worldwide.

Located in Berkeley California just off Highway 80 Compax (ARS) Automatic Response Systems is a Licensed C Corporation specializing in installing, modifying, and repairing, new, used and reconditioned industrial trash chutes, large-scale hydraulically driven industrial balers and trash compactors.

As an authorized Marathon and Harmony parts reseller and servicing agent our Technicians regularly attend certified training seminars to keep up to date with new industry standards.

Specialized services such as disintegrator knife changes and sharpening, high security shredder cutting head rebuilds, compactor leak sensor installations, shredding and paper evacuation systems design and installation are a mainstay of the business. These specialized services for paper shredder, disintegrators, hard drive destroyers, compactor, balers, and other recycling equipment are provided for all of Northern California and Northern Nevada.