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Press Release: INDUS Partners for Department of State Contract


VIENNA, Virginia, (October 23, 2009) — INDUS Corporation announced today that it has teamed with Copper River Information Technology and Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. to provide classified waste handling and destruction services over a multi-year period for the Department of State’s Harry S. Truman headquarters facility and certain other State locations in the Washington, D.C. area.

Copper River is an Alaskan Tribal 8(a) Certified entity that provides information technology (IT) services and solutions to U.S. Government clients in the Defense, Intelligence, and Civil Agency space.

A leader in the secure destruction of electronic media and paper documents, Security Engineered Machinery is the largest direct supplier of data-destruction equipment in the United States.

INDUS personnel are responsible for sanitizing hundreds of tons worth of materials containing highly sensitive national security information. The various forms of material to be destroyed include paper, computer storage media, computer disks, hard drives, computer boards, magnetic tapes, data cassettes, toner cartridges, printer ribbons/rollers, microfiche, reels, video tapes, plastics, flags, maps and charts.

"We welcome the opportunity to continue our work at the State Department," INDUS’ President, Carleton Jones, remarked. "This is a significant effort supporting the Department’s critical missions, and we recognize the importance of reliably carrying out our duties without incident or compromise."

About INDUS Corporation

INDUS is a privately held provider of IT and communications services and solutions meeting mission-critical requirements of United States Government Civilian, Defense, Homeland Security, and Intelligence organizations. INDUS’ work extends to Actionable Intelligence, Software Applications Management, Secure Infrastructure Solutions, and Enterprise IT Services. INDUS is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company, has been externally assessed as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3-compliant, and adheres to IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) concepts and practices for managing IT infrastructure, development and operations. For more information, please visit

Jill McAdams
INDUS Corporation