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In addition to Home/Business Asset Inventory Documentation we also offer:

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    We count, so YOU don't
                      have to.
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Note: As with most inventory services, we are not certified appraisers, but documentation specialists. We rely on the information reported to us by the client to properly document the value of all items. Please have your receipts and appraisals available at time of service.

Associates Inventory Service - Home and Business Asset Inventory Documentation Services

DataDot™ Technology

The Problem

When theft happens, it can be devastating and it's a constant threat to the homeowner and business owner. Crimes of theft and burglary continue to grow around the world, depleting personal finances, raising insurance premiums, threatening the livelihood of small companies, interrupting productivity and reeking serious havoc in industry, business, corporations and families.

Alarm systems and cameras are important security devices in the fight against theft but alarms must be turned on and cameras don't always capture clear images. If both are defeated, the resulting invasion takes on a highly personal meaning because it happens right where you work or live. The losses themselves are also highly personal and often the associated problems resulting from theft can far exceed the replacement costs of items stolen, such as the loss of a computer or laptop. The key here is theft prevention and that's how DataDots™ can help.

The DataDot™ Solution

If you are looking for a solution to combat fixture and furnishings theft in your home or business, DataDot™ Technology is the answer. The DataDot™ Business & Personal Kit marks your personal and business property with its own unique identification. This PIN, unique to all the dots in the kit, is registered on the DataDot™ International Database with the owner's contact information. If your property marked with DataDots™ is stolen, law enforcement can access this database to find the registered owner and return your property, regardless of how far away it is recovered.

When correctly installed, DataDots™ are virtually impossible to remove and can be applied to computers, printers, stereos, TVs, appliances, furniture, art, collectibles, jewelry, sports gear, cell phones and more. Unlike engraving, which provides only minimal protection by grinding a partial identifier on the item, DataDots™ do not diminish the appearance of an asset and have the added benefit of providing for the return of stolen merchandise through the DataDot™ registry. DataDots™ in the Business & Personal Kit can be read with a 50x magnifier.

The DataDot™ Business & Personal Kit is a do-it-yourself product that comes with everything you need to apply dots. They can be applied sparingly or densely and easily fit in hard to reach places. Amazingly, even a single DataDot™ found on a stolen item in the hands of a thief is enough for police to make an arrest on the spot for possession of stolen property.

Associates Inventory Service can also apply DataDots™ to your assets while we do your Home or Business Asset Inventory. We can, then include the application information in your Inventory Data Packet.

Each kit comes with "Protected by DataDot™" warning labels that can be applied to points of entry at your home or business to warn thieves your property is marked for police identification with DataDot™ Technology.

Call us today for more information on the DataDot™ Solution to Business and Personal Theft in your office or home!
(406) 245-3676

Note: All DataDot™-related graphics, used on this site, are Registered ®, Trademarked ™ and Copyrighted © by DataDot™ Technology, Inc.  Associates Inventory Service is an Authorized Reseller for DataDot Technology, and has permission to display said graphics.

Our Address

Associates Inventory Service
1040 Lost View Drive
PO Box 50687
Billings, MT 59105


Phone: 406-245-3676
Toll Free: 877-240-4647
Mobile: 406-698-6506
E-Mail: info@AssociatesInventory.com

DataDot™ Technology

Making your valuables worthless to a thief...
DataDots™ are a state of the art identification and anti-theft security system applicable to most assets. The product consists of polyester substrate micro-dots, each the size of a grain of sand, onto which unique information is laser etched. These unique dots come pre-mixed in a UV based adhesive for ready application onto assets such as laptops, stereos, mp3 players, business assets, cell phones, tools, electronics, and other high value items. Police need only to locate a single DataDot™ to confirm the asset's true identity.  Click for more information.