Remember, your parent institution may have a list of "preferred vendors," so check with the necessary departments before contacting a company to assist with disaster recovery.
This list was shared by the Department of Preservation and Collection Maintenance at Cornell University.
Personal Protective Equipment, Hygrometers, HEPA/ULPA Vacuums
Lab Safety Supply
General Conservation Supplies
Freeze Drying of Wet Materials
American Technologies, Inc.
Contact: James Gilbert at email@example.com
(This company did work for Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY.)
Reputable companies experienced in salvaging buildings and collections (e.g., drying and cleaning buildings, wet books, documents, computer data, microfilm, and audio/video) for cultural institutions (a longer and more detailed version of this list is available in SCRLC's disaster plan).
American Freeze-Dry Operations, Inc.
Blackmon-Mooring Steamatic Catastrophe, Inc.
Contact: Dept. of Preservation & Collection Maintenance
Midwest Freeze-Dry, Ltd.
Solex Environmental Systems
Eastman Kodak Company
Disaster Recovery Laboratory
New England Document Systems
SALVAGE: ELECTRONIC DATA AND EQUIPMENT
Data Mechanix Services
Data Recovery Labs