Printing Company ‘Recycles’ DPW Garage

By Sandy Meindersma

Southbridge building bought from town

Mike Carpenter president of Expert Laser Services is shown at the former Southbridge public works garage.
Mike Carpenter president of Expert Laser Services is shown at the former Southbridge public works garage.

The new owners of the town’s former public works garage know a thing or two about recycling, but usually on a much smaller scale.

Expert Laser Services re­cently bought the former garage at 62 Pleasant St., and is convert­ing it into usable space for man­ufacturing, sales and customer service operations.

The company, which pro­vides printing services to companies and recycles laser printer car­tridges, pur­chased the building for $130,000. The
renovation project is ex­pected to cost more than twice the pur­chase price.

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