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Rhenus Data Office takes over “recycle it”

Rhenus Data Office, the specialist file and data storage medium destruction company and provider of logistics value-added services, took over “recycle it” on 1 November. “recycle it” has been operating in the business of recycling and remarketing information technology devices as well as the mobile destruction of hard drives for 30 years.

“recycle it”, which has its headquarters in Eppishausen near Augsburg in Bavaria, has business operations across Germany. “Through this acquisition, we’re expanding our network of competence centres and our expertise in the re-utilisation of IT assets to an even greater extent. We can now offer our customers an even more reliable range of services, not least from the point of view of waste law,” says Nils Thiemann, Managing Director of Rhenus Fecomp, a Rhenus Data Office joint venture, giving the reasons for the latest development.

“The Rhenus Group is a company that lifts our portfolio of services to a completely new level. Thanks to the takeover, we now have access to more customers that we can fully support with sustainable solutions related to the life cycle of IT devices in future,” says Maximilian Scheppach, Managing Director of “recycle it”.

In addition to recycling and remarketing IT devices, “recycle it” provides other services like registering companies with the National Register for Waste Electrical Equipment (Stiftung ear). The range of services available at “recycle it” also includes the specialist dismantling of communications and information technology devices.

Maximilian Scheppach will remain in his position as managing director of “recycle it”, even after the acquisition.

About Rhenus Office Systems

Rhenus Office Systems GmbH provides document, information and individual process management services: they range from incoming mail to digitalisation, archiving, data destruction and making personnel available and even include customer management, cloud and BPO solutions. Rhenus Office Systems provides support for its customers’ physical and digital information in an all-embracing manner and assists them as they implement their digital strategy. The Rhenus Group is a logistics services provider with global business operations and annual turnover of EUR 4.8 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 610 locations worldwide and employs 29,000 people.

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