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Bell and Howell to Demonstrate Innovative Sorting, Software, Service and Vision Solutions at NPF

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Helps Mailers Improve Operations and Save on Postage

Durham, N.C. – Bell and Howell, a leading global provider of multi-channel communications solutions, will be showcasing its latest sorting, software, services and vision systems in booth 2111 at the National Postal Forum (NPF), March 16 through March 19 at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel and Convention Center near Washington, D.C. 

As a mailing industry leader with a rich and respected history, Bell and Howell continually works to develop and enhance its solutions to meet customers’ demands for faster and more efficient systems that help increase revenue and lower costs. Through its hardware, software and service offerings, Bell and Howell is able to provide a full complement of solutions to meet this challenge.

Visitors to booth 2111 will be able to learn more about the following solutions from Bell and Howell:

Criterion Apex® DM – The latest in Bell and Howell’s trusted line of sorters features upgrades to the core Criterion® technology, allowing mailers to gain new revenue streams by sorting difficult direct heavy-letter, slick/glossy, tall mail and much more. With operating speeds up to 75,000 pieces per hour, the Criterion Apex DM gives users the ability to process more mail than ever before. The system features Waymark® – which helps mailers weigh and calculate postage for every mailpiece – and a high-speed linerless labeling application to automate difficult-to-sort mail.

Enterprise Communication Management – Bell and Howell’s newest division provides an industry-leading approach for leveraging automated document factory solutions across multi-channel communications. Bell and Howell experts will be on hand to discuss digital solutions such as post composition, workflow automation and just-in-time professional services. The booth will feature JETVision® Platinum Slim, which uses line-scan-imaging technology to capture information from one or more areas anywhere in a document. JETVision Slim offers the flexibility to perform top or bottom reading of applications with requirements ranging from simple to very complex, and supports letters, 15×23 cm or C4s.

BCC Mail Manager Solutions – BCC Mail Manager software helps mailers solve problems such as ensuring list quality, correcting and standardizing addresses, and USPS® compliance for best postage rates. All versions of BCC Mail Manager are Intelligent Mail® Full Service enabled right out of the box. BCC Mail Manager software services include: mailpiece tracking using the Track N Trace® solution, NCOALink®, DSF2® for best Carrier Route rates, and ARS for addresses that need more than CASS™. BCC Mail Manager Full Service software handles complex needs, such as higher CASS match rates for superior rate qualification, all supported USPS Preparations, and premium automation tools.

Go Data™ – 100-percent cloud-based data quality and list enhancement using an intuitive Web-based interface that lets users submit jobs in just a few minutes. Go Data provides 24x7 access to Bell and Howell’s Data Marketing Services offerings including NCOALink, DSF2, DPV®, Email Verification & Hygiene, Rooftop Level Geocoding, and List Suppression.

Datavolve™ – CASS Certified™ solution for address validation and standardization, providing an on-premises technology hub for batch or transactional address quality as part of mail preparation or ongoing data-quality efforts.

Track N Trace® – Follow each mailpiece from the first scan to the destination scan with Bell and Howell's delivery-tracking solution, Track N Trace, using the USPS® Intelligent Mail®barcode data.

Data Marketing Services – Data Marketing Services provides comprehensive resources to reduce waste, increase response rates, and make every mailpiece count. Includes full-service Move Update technology, list-enhancement tools and more.

Bell and Howell Services – Supported by a network of highly skilled service professionals, a state-of-the-art back-office infrastructure, and 24x7 access to customer service and technical support, Bell and Howell provides service, maintenance, parts and supplies, training and more for our products and those from other print and mail vendors.

“Our standalone and integrated products are designed to move past bottlenecks and help improve workflow and reliability,” said Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan. “NPF has always been a tremendous showcase for innovation and forward thinking, and we’re very pleased to be exhibiting here once again.”

Chris Lien, Vice President and General Manager of BCC Software solutions at Bell and Howell, will be presenting “Your Software is Talking, Are You Listening” on Tuesday, March 18 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chesapeake 3 room.

For additional information on Bell and Howell, contact marketing@bhemail.com or call 1-800-220-3030. Visit www.bellhowell.net or www.facebook.com/BellandHowell, or follow @bellandhowell on Twitter.


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