Welcome To Information Protection Services (IPS)

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by to check out who we are. IPS is a records and information management company that has been around since 1996.

We were originally called Associated Records Retention Company. Then later called Associated Records, Inc. In 2015 our name changed to its current name.

Although it has gone through a few owners (and name changes), the current owners and management has been here since 2002.

We have great customers in medical, financial, oil & gas, service, wholesale, retail, government, and other industries. We cover all Southeast New Mexico.

Who Is IPS?

Information Protection Services, Inc. (IPS) is an information protection services company for small to mid-sized business. IPS helps businesses secure confidential information with knowledge and services covering physical, technological, and administrative safeguards.
Our mission is to help you mitigate your information security risks, help you create a smooth information work-flow, and to free you up to do what you do best.
IPS is driven by three principles:

  • Do what is right for the customer,
  • Work with integrity, and
  • Be passionate about what we do.

How we spend our time

Security 100
File Storage 85
Shredding Service 83
Document Scanning 44

Meet Our Team

Alan Hartwell
Alan HartwellOperations and maintenance
Alan Hartwell is the COO of Information Protection Services, Inc. He works hard to ensure driver routes are efficient, equipment stays in good repair, and employees have the necessary training and tools to provide excellent service. He is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. Alan is a graduate of Leadership Roswell.
Josh Hartwell
Josh HartwellSecurity and Administration
Josh Hartwell is the CEO of Information Protection Services, Inc. He strives to help businesses secure confidential information with knowledge and services covering physical, technological, and administrative safeguards. Josh is credentialed as a Certified Secure Destruction Specialist by the National Association for Information Destruction. He is a veteran of the US Marine Corps where he held a top-secret (SCI) security clearance. He worked in special intelligence communications, cryptologic security, and managed a Joint Chiefs of Staff tactical communications asset. Josh is a graduate of Leadership Roswell and holds degrees in Business Administration and Accounting from ENMU-Roswell.