Durham, N.C., Sept. 11, 2015 — Bell and Howell will be displaying new products and services at GRAPH EXPO 15 that highlight the company’s evolution beyond mail to software and hardware competencies supporting printer sales, wide-format print, independent maintenance, robotics, cash management and smart card production. With the theme of “Think Big, Think Bell and Howell,” booth #1839 will feature robotics demonstrations, a book-signing event with marketing expert Jeffrey Hayzlett, new products, and more. GRAPH EXPO 15 will take place September 13-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Bell and Howell’s booth features a new format that will showcase the company’s full array of offerings through multimedia presentations, kiosks, industry experts and more. To highlight Bell and Howell’s robotics expertise, the booth will feature a working Savioke™ service robot. Bell and Howell welcomes noted author, media personality and former Fortune 100 CMO Jeffrey Hayzlett on Monday, Sept. 14 from 4 – 5 p.m. Hayzlett will be signing copies of his best-selling book “Think Big, Act Bigger” at a special reception in Booth #1839. Hayzlett’s book aligns with Bell and Howell’s focus of building on the company’s strong foundation and history of innovation and reliability, and taking it into new and exciting areas that combine physical and digital applications.
Making its debut at GRAPH EXPO will be the new Producer® Package Mailer, a high-speed inserter for rigid and bubble mailpieces. This system automates the insertion of documents into clipboard mailers such as FedEx, UPS and USPS®.
Bell and Howell’s booth will showcase a wide array of products and services that enrich customer communications and commerce in print, mail and parcel operations, eCommerce, and information infrastructure. Some of the booth highlights include:
Bell and Howell Services – With hundreds of trained technicians across North America, Bell and Howell can service equipment from other OEMs, and many industrial mechatronic systems beyond mail and print. A new hourly rate structure provides flexibility while the my.bellhowell.net website facilitates easy parts ordering.
Inveloper® – A unique green technology that wraps content in customized envelopes and eliminates waste. New upgrades include multiple matching between letter-insert-envelope webs with automatic synchronization, in-line envelope window making and/or flap-profile die cutting, and more.
Producer – Designed for 24/7 operation, this inserter can process a wide variety of complex applications at speeds up to 22,000 cycles per hour.
Enterprise Software Solutions – Helps operations better communicate with their customers, both paper-based and digital. Improves shop-floor management, plain-paper-factory concepts and digital customer communications.
Criterion Apex® DM – A fast, modular sorter that has the ability to commingle letters for postal discounts at speeds of up to 70,000 per hour.
Criterion® Elevate™ – Provides advanced sorting capabilities within a small footprint. Ideal for Lockbox applications, inbound mail and vote-by-mail platforms.
ParcelMgr™ – Horizontal sorter with the ability to handle a very wide range of packages and heavier flats at speeds up to 5,000 per hour.
CartonWrap™ – Patented, unique solution to the parcel industry’s dim-weigh pricing requirements. Creates boxes in-line around products for just-in-time shipping that is ideal for eCommerce.
“Bell and Howell has long been a leader in the mail, inserting, sorting and print industries but we have reinvented ourselves to take advantage of innovations in technology and business,” said CEO Ramesh Ratan. “GRAPH EXPO attendees can see firsthand how we can help print and fulfilment operations increase efficiency and save money through our diverse offerings.”
Bell and Howell is shaping the future of mail and commerce. We deliver innovative service and technology solutions that enrich customer communications and fulfillment for the world’s largest finance, industry and public sector enterprises. Our software and hardware streamlines high-volume, high-integrity production of customer communications and products, maximizes postal discounts, and monetizes every customer touchpoint. Our service organization is among the most sophisticated in the world for production workflow, automation and industrial mechatronics. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., with offices around the world, Bell and Howell is the trusted partner to thousands of organizations globally. For additional information, visit www.bellhowell.net.