NARA Approved - The File Center

We are pleased to announce that The File Center Facilitty in Chicago is now NARA approved. It's a BIG deal to be NARA approved. Only a select few companies in America have the privilege to receive the federal seal of approval for government document storage. To be NARA approved, further expresses the strict guidelines we follow to ensure the security of your documents.

What does it mean to be NARA approved?

To be National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) approved means that upon the completion of the extensive training, The File Center will receive the knowledge and effectiveness of Federal records management, an increased level of professionalism of managing records, a professional set of benchmarks/processes and an official federal Certificate. The File Center officialy has the information and skills necessary to perform their records management duties more efficiently and effectively for their federal and non-federal clients. You can view NARA Records Storage Standards Toolkit by clicking here.

Do records created by Federal contractors need to be stored in compliant facilities?

Federal contractors performing a government function or operating in an official government capacity may create or receive Federal records in the performance of their duties. If the contractor has created or received Federal records while performing a government function or is operating in an official government capacity, the Federal records must be stored in compliant facilities.

How can I find out if NARA has approved a specific storage facility?

NARA approves agency requests to store records at an agency records center. NARA ensures that NARA records centers comply with the requirements. Federal agencies must submit a certification to NARA that commercial records centers comply with the requirements when using those facilities for records storage.

Below is a listing by state of the commercial records storage facilities approved by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for use by those Federal agencies or entities that certified them to NARA as compliant with the 36 CFR 1234 Federal Records Storage Facility Standards. Click here to view the Official Nara Archives list of approved facilites.

NOTE: In 1999 NARA issued standards in 36 CFR 1228 Subpart K pertaining to facilities that store Federal records. The numbering for the standards was changed in November 2009 to 36 CFR 1234, but references to the old numbering (36 CFR 1228 Subpart K) may still appear.

Illinois

Iron Mountain
1565 Hunter Road, Hanover Park, IL

Iron Mountain
1501 East Wilson Street, Batavia, IL

Iron Mountain
2755 Alft Lane, Elgin, IL

The File Center
9303 Gulfstream Road, Frankford, IL

NOTE:  Subject to vendor shelving arrangement protocol.

Alabama
DataSavers
2727 31st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL
 
California
Access Information Management (AIM)
5950 Condor Drive, Moorpark, CA 93021

Iron Mountain
2456 Lugonia Avenue, Bldg. 6, Redlands, CA

SourceHOV (previously known as Sourcecorp Deliverex)
385 E. Brokaw Road, San Jose, CA
 
Connecticut
Iron Mountain
76 Halcyon Drive, Bristol, CT
 
Florida
Archive Corporation
6914 Asphalt Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614

DataSavers
888 Suemac Road, Jacksonsville, FL 32254

EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
8301 Western Way, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Vital Records Control of Florida (previously known as Professional Data Storage and Delivery, Inc.)
680 Atlantis Road, Melbourne, FL 32904
 
Georgia
Augusta Data Storage
3122 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, GA 30906

Augusta Data Storage
3124 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, GA 30906
 
Indiana
EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
4200 Industrial Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46254
 
Kentucky
EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
2300 Nelson Miller Parkway, Louisville KY 40218

InfoResources Incorporated
4635 Bittersweet Road, Louisville KY 40218
 
Maryland
Iron Mountain
7521 Andrews Federal Campus Drive Suitland, MD 20746

Metropolitan Archives
6200 Columbia Park Road, Landover, MD 20785
 
Missouri

Iron Mountain
6301 Winchester Ave., Suite 101, Kansas City, MO

Iron Mountain
624 NE Jones Industrial Drive, Lee's Summit, MO

New Mexico
TFE Records Storage Building
3904 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM
 
Oklahoma
Armor Industries
4639 NW 3rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK
 
Pennsylvania
EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
109 Lakeside Avenue, Delano, PA

EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
100 Ernie Preate Drive, Scranton, PA 18503

Iron Mountain
1137 Branchton Road, Boyers, PA 16020

NOTE: Approval is limited to specific storage rooms, not the entire facility.
 
South Carolina
EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
7 Park Hill, Lugoff, SC 29078
 
Tennessee
Riverbend Government Benefits Records Center
2200 Polymer Drive, Chattanooga, TN
 
Texas

EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
101 Highway 90 East, Sealy, TX 77474

SourceHOV (previously known as Sourcecorp Deliverex)
2651 Grauwler Road, Irving, TX

SourceHOV (previously known as Sourcecorp Deliverex)
3700 W. Royal Lane, Irving, TX

SourceHOV (previously known as Sourcecorp Deliverex)
3750 W. Royal Lane, Irving, TX

Virginia
Dunmar
8030 White Pine Road, Richmond, VA 23237

EDM Americas (previously known as Diversified Information Technologies, Inc.)
13441 Liberty Lane, Gordonsville, VA 22942

Iron Mountain
2031 International Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA

Iron Mountain
45675 Terminal Drive, Sterling, VA
 
West Virginia
Records Imaging and Storage
2805 Ohio Avenue, Parkersburg, WV
 

The File Center NARA Approved

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It's a BIG deal to be NARA approved. Only a select few companies in America have the privilege to receive the federal seal of approval for government document storage. To be NARA approved, further expresses the strict guidelines we follow to ensure the security of your documents. Click here for more information.

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