Pitney Bowes Demos Enhancements to FlowMaster® RS Inserter at Graph Expo


Mailstream Solution is a Flexible High-Speed Inserter that Reduces Costs and Increases Revenues for Mail Operators

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 16 // -- Today, Pitney Bowes announced new enhancements to the high-speed FlowMaster® RS inserter. The new features deliver increased flexibility and productivity as well as improved serviceability. Pitney Bowes will demonstrate the system with a number of leading-edge mailstream solutions at Graph Expo® and Converting Expo®, America's number one printing and graphics communications event, held in Chicago, IL, October 15-18, 2006. Pitney Bowes is located at Booth 2063.

This new solution for the growing direct mail market is equipped with servo-powered rotary feeders. The FlowMaster® RS inserter will be integrated with the Flexible Bindery Interface processing a folded, one-page personalized direct mail application. In addition, the system will demonstrate variable, high-definition graphics and text printed on the envelope in real time.

Enhancements include:

o Modular operator-replaceable feeders
o Proven rotary feed technology
o 16K cycle rate for letter applications
o Tamping deck for insert preparation
o Visual setup markers
o Teflon® coated paper path

Standard FlowMaster® RS features include:

o High-capacity envelope hopper
o High-capacity friction feeders
o In-line insertion
o 9K cycle rate for flats application
o Simple letter to flats changeover
o Industry-accepted PLC operating system

"Our clients have asked for consistent productivity, increased flexibility and reduced operational costs," said Clint Dally, Vice President, Product Line Management for Pitney Bowes Document Management Technologies. "These enhancements to the FlowMaster® RS inserter deliver the speed, adaptability and efficiencies mail operators demand today."

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes provides the world's most comprehensive suite of mailstream software, hardware, services and solutions to help companies manage their flow of mail, documents and packages to improve communication. Pitney Bowes, with $5.5 billion in annual revenue, takes an all-inclusive view of its customers' operations, helping organizations of all sizes enjoy the competitive advantage that comes from an optimized mailstream. The company's 86 years of technological leadership have produced many major mailstream innovations, and it is consistently on the Intellectual Property Owners Association's list of top U.S. patent holders. With approximately 34,000 employees worldwide, Pitney Bowes serves more than 2 million businesses through direct and dealer operations. More information about the company can be found at www.pb.com.

Source: Pitney Bowes

CONTACT:
Carol Wallace
Pitney Bowes Inc.
+1-203-351-6974
Carol.wallace@pb.com

Web site: www.pb.com/

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