Bell and Howell to Exhibit at Drupa 2012

DURHAM, N.C. - Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, today announced its plans to exhibit at drupa 2012, the world's leading international trade fair for the print and media industry. The show runs from May 3 through May 16 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

"Bell and Howell is significantly increasing its sales and service footprint in the European Community, and we are very pleased to use the opportunity of drupa to demonstrate our commitment to the global technology market with innovations that enable businesses to deliver their communications in the format they want and in the medium they prefer, and to do all this with the lowest cost of ownership," said Les Stern, Chief Executive Officer of Bell and Howell. "We are very much looking forward to meeting with visitors at the show and having the opportunity to discuss best-in-class technology, software and how we can partner in their success."

"We are excited about the opportunity to present Bell and Howell's high-quality, high-integrity mailing and communications solutions in Europe," added Hendrik Fischer, vice president of Bell and Howell International. "We will be demonstrating applications that will be of particular significance to all companies that are interested in ensuring the delivery of highly relevant, highly personalized and effective communications to their customers, and increasing operational efficiencies in their current production environments."

Bell and Howell is exhibiting in Hall 4, Booth A24. There, visitors will have the opportunity to see the following technologies:

Forerunner(TM) 13 inserting system - The Forerunner series of inserting solutions are easy to operate, equipped with the industry's best enclosure handling technology, and include advanced innovations, making this proven technology even more productive. Forerunner inserters set the benchmark for dependability and low cost per piece.

Ascender(TM) 14 inserting system -The Ascender series of inserting solutions are the most flexible in the industry, and reliably process letters and flats with the highest possible accuracy. All Ascender inserters support multiple applications, are designed to change over in minutes, and ensure mailpiece integrity that exceeds industry requirements. The Ascender inserting system's changeover process has been optimized to minimize setup time, increase repeatability, and take application changes to a new level of simplicity.

Criterion APEX® sorting system -The Criterion APEX is the fastest sorting system in the industry, capable of processing up to 70,000 mailpieces per hour. The Criterion APEX has been well received by private posts in the European market, and offers fast, dependable operations with modularity and functionality that is unparalleled in the industry.

JETVision® - The JETVision family of solutions includes hardware and software solutions that read, decode and manage information on virtually any system from any vendor. Businesses can immediately become more productive, work smarter and faster, ensure that corporate and regulatory quality standards are met, and easily reconcile jobs with a complete audit trail of every piece processed. JETVision can be connected to a centralized management system such as the IQ Software Suite.

IQ Software - The IQ Software Suite is a solution set of tightly integrated and scalable best-of-breed modules. The IQ Software Suite is designed to help customers increase the impact and relevancy of every messaging item, drive costs out of their operations, maximize productivity and efficiency, satisfy postal regulations, and adhere to the strictest corporate and regulatory integrity guidelines.

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About Bell and Howell

Bell and Howell, LLC is a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging. The company's complete portfolio includes products that reduce production and postage costs, increase operational efficiency, message impact and relevancy, and ensure integrity and quality. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest dedicated service organizations in the industry. The company maintains facilities in Wheeling, Ill., Durham, N.C., Bethlehem, Pa. and Rochester, N.Y. For further information, please visit

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