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The first frozen film preservation vault for commercial use, built by LAC Group’s PRO-TEK Vaults, was the subject of a feature story on Los Angeles’ ABC7 Eyewitness News. ...

The joint film preservation venture of Paramount Pictures and PRO-TEK Vaults is featured in the Forbes’ August 14, 2017, Media & Entertainment section (#BoxOffice). The new vault is the first one built by a commercial motion picture studio to “freeze” film, joining non-profit film archiving institutions like UCLA and the Library of Congress....

PRO-TEK’s new, high-tech film vault for preserving film at below-freezing temperatures is featured in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal article titled “Hollywood’s Film Freezer”. The new 125,000 square foot facility will preserve movie classics like “The Godfather” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” along with other movies produced by Paramount Pictures at below-freezing temperatures to stop image deterioration....

Deborah Schwarz, founder and CEO of LAC Group, was profiled in the July 23, 2017, “How I Made It” feature of the Los Angeles Times. This reluctant librarian has a taste for disruption tells her story of starting a library services company with nothing more than sweat equity. Through organic growth and acquisition, she grew the company from modest beginnings to...

The New York Times features LAC Group CEO Deborah Schwarz in the paper's Business Day "Workspace" section. While many organizations are beginning to offer remote work options to at least some of their employees, LAC Group has been managing a remote workforce for over a couple of decades ....

CCM Vice President Robyn Rebollo and Legal Research Consulting Manager Nicole Dupras will be presenting an educational session at the SLA (Special Libraries Association) 2017 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, June 16-20....

LibSource Vice President Eleanor Windsor, responsible for UK and EMEA Client Engagement, addresses the challenges of capturing and sharing remote worker knowledge for Thomson Reuters’ UK & Ireland Legal Solutions Blog....

With ubiquitous access to online information, employers of all kinds have a growing need for librarians, who know how to curate journals, develop metrics, and apply taxonomies....

Buster Keaton's 1927 comedy/action movie, The General, is being released on Blu-ray. Included as one of the extra features is historical film commentary recorded by PRO-TEK employee Stan Taffel along with preservationist and filmmaker Michael Schlesinger. The duo also provided commentary for Keaton's Steamboat Bill, Jr., which will be released soon. Taffel and Schlesinger are actively engaged in the cause of film preservation, including the planning...