Automatic Response Systems was founded September 1, 1987, for the purpose of developing and manufacturing a specialized automatic oiling system for high security paper shredders used by the US Government in its security and defense agencies.  The company introduced the first commercially successful model of  the “automatic oiler” to the market place in April 1988.  Since its development, the automatic oiler has become standard equipment on most high security paper shredders manufactured throughout the world.

 

Automatic Response became a licensed C Corporation in California on November 6, 1990.  Subsequent to its re-organization, the company expanded its technical services to include large scale hydraulically driven equipment, such as industrial trash compactors and cardboard balers.  Automatic Response began providing technical support and service for Marathon Equipment Company in November 1994.  Automatic Response shortly afterward became an authorized parts reseller for Marathon Equipment, and maintains its status as an authorized servicing agent to this day.

 

At certain intervals, employees of Automatic Response Systems attend authorized service training classes for certification.  The company operates under two Contractors Licenses, C-10 #617165, and C61/D21 #1000277.  Automatic Response continues to provide licensed and insured expert equipment installations, modifications, and repairs for the leading manufacturers of high quality trash compactors and balers.

 

New and refurbished trash compactors, cardboard balers, and recycling are a technical specialty of Automatic Response. The expert service staff will travel to customer locations to service equipment, or transport the machinery to the Berkeley location to provide complete overhaul services. At regular intervals, employees of Automatic Response Systems attend authorized service training classes and technical seminars for continued technical education and certification. Automatic Response continues to provide licensed and insured expert equipment installations, modifications, and repairs for Marathon Equipment Company and other manufacturers of high quality trash compactors and balers.

 

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.