This commercial paper shredder was made by Boston and is model number 1690. It stands 20" high on 2 sturdy legs, which gives you plenty of space to place a trash can underneath. It is 17" in length and has a 9" slot for the paper you want to shred. It has straight-cut blades within that are in perfect working condition. It also has a 3 position switch: Automatic, Forward, and Reverse.